Former member of the popular Canadian comedy troupe, “The Frantics” and cro-creator of the “Red Green show”, one of the top Canadian comedies of all time, Rick Green is celebrated as one of the biggest names in Canadian entertainment. When he was diagnosed with ADD after one of his children was found to have it, his work took a new turn. Writing and directing an award winning documentary called “ADD and loving it?” he became a major advocate for ADHD. He’s currently writing a book with Dr. Umesh Jain called “ADD stole my Car Keys”.
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