Frank Potter is a retired state vocational rehabilitation counselor in Iowa. After a son was diagnosed with ADHD as a junior in high school, Frank realized he had ADHD also. Since his son’s diagnosis, Frank has studied ADHD and given lectures on it including at ADDA conferences.
Frank has served on the ADHD Justice Committee that published a highly-anticipated white paper on the positive outcomes of the ADHD Corrections Project, largely sponsored by ADDA.
Frank has particular interests in ADHD in education, workplace issues, and corrections. In his employment, Frank worked closely with high school and college students, and helped people with ADHD find employment and succeed in the workplace.
Like many people with ADHD, Frank has a myriad of interests including fly fishing (started a club), opera, soccer coaching (produced training DVD for youth coaches), tuck-pointing and history. He has completed a draft of book about a 19th century couple who were Transcendentalists in Iowa. Frank holds a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.