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Saturday, March 2nd, 2024  



WITH  2 CE COURSES! Best of all, there is NO CHARGE for current MCDHA members and Past-MCDHA presidents!


Presenter: Dana Laake, RDH, MS, LDN











***Registration begins at 10:30***

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The relationship between oral health and systemic diseases (1 CE)


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Oral health strategies for individuals with ADHD and Autism spectrum disorders (1 CE)

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM  Luncheon with 

Presentation of MCDHA Scholarship




MCDHA members.....No Charge

MCDHA Past Presidents.....No Charge

ADHA members.....$20



****Register by Monday, February 26th****


***Don't forget to Renew your ADHA Membership by Wednesday, February 14th, 2024 !!***


Visit ADHA for Membership

Dana Godbout Laake (center) s a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services through Dana Laake Nutrition in Kensington, Maryland. Her practice encompasses the full spectrum of complex health issues in all ages, including children with special needs, ADHD and autism. An honors graduate and outstanding alumnus honoree from Temple University, she received her master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.  In addition to media presentations, writing, radio show hosting and providing professional continuing education courses, Dana has been a Maryland Legislative Assistant on health issues and has served four governors’ appointments on two Maryland state health care regulatory boards (Dentistry andDietetic Practice). She is a scientific advisor and content contributor for two websites: the Autism Exchange and the Neurological Health Foundation Healthy Child Guide. She has been also been an educator for the Autism Research Institute and the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs. She has served as president of the Maryland Nutritionists Association and is a past president of the Montgomery County Dental Hygienists Association. Dana is a co-author of two books with Pamela Compart, MD: “The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook” (2013), and “The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook, The Ultimate Guide to the Most Effective Diets” 3 rd edition (2020). Dana participated in the following published research: Comprehensive Nutritional and Dietary Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder – a Randomized, Controlled 12-Month Trial. (Nutrients 2018, 10, 369)

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