Robert Tudisco is a nationally recognized author, motivational speaker, and non-profit management consultant and is also an adult diagnosed with ADHD. As Senior Counsel to Barger & Gaines, he specializes in matters involving school disciplinary hearings and criminal defense, in addition to general special education advocacy.
Robert is a current member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights. From 2010 through 2013, he was the Executive Director of the Edge Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides specialized coaching for students with ADHD and executive functioning impairment. He is a past member of the National Board of Directors of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD), serving as a member of its Public Policy Committee from 2003 through 2015, and as Committee Chair from 2005 through 2008.
A frequent resource for the media on these subjects, Robert has appeared on such major media outlets as the CBS News, New York Times Magazine, Newsweek and more! He was also a contributor to ATTENTION® Magazine on adult, parenting and legal issues.
Robert received his Juris Doctor at the Fordham University School of Law in 1989. He subsequently served four years as an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County, New York. Robert has over 25 years of legal experience specializing in the areas of criminal law, disability advocacy, education law and public policy.