Rick Green, CM, OOnt, BSc., is the creator of the popular website TotallyADD.com, plus two ground-breaking documentaries about adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD): ADD & Loving It?! and ADD & Mastering It!
ADD & Loving It?!, which became a runaway hit on PBS has earned critical acclaim, a New York Festivals award for Best Medical Documentary, and kudos from experts, doctors, and adults with ADHD worldwide. The Centre For Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation gave Rick their Celebrity Transforming Lives Award, asserting that, “In one hour this program will transform how we view this disorder.” It did. Fans sent thousands of emails thanking Rick for bringing humour and humanity to adults struggling with ADHD.
Since then, Rick has produced videos for TotallyADD.com on every aspect of this neurodevelopmental disorder, featuring 75 of the world’s best ADHD experts.
Rick graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1975 with a BSc. in Physics. He then became a teacher at the Ontario Science Centre where he developed educational programs for the general public and school groups.
In 1979, Rick became a full-time comedian and has written and performed in 700 episodes of television and radio, and numerous stage productions.
With a knack for combining information and humour, Rick is best known for his television series: History Bites (History Bites Official on YouTube), the alternative fiction literacy series Prisoners of Gravity, the long-running comedy series The Red Green Show, and for The Frantics (thefrantics.com) comedy troupe. He has co-authored three books, numerous Op-Ed articles, and scores of blogs for his TotallyADD.com website.
Rick is honoured to be named one of University of Waterloo’s Top 50 Science Graduates, and to be appointed to The Order of Ontario, and The Order of Canada.
A frequent public speaker, Rick has given keynote speeches and workshops for a wide-range of audiences across North America, and is looking forward to his presentation here!