Meelhuysen, M.D., Co-founder
Dr. Delbe Meelhuysen is a co-founder of Sharper Mind Centers, Inc. Sharper Minds specializes in the evaluation and treatment of cognitive disorders including dyslexia, ADD & ADHD and mild head trauma. Dr. Meelhuysen currently practices medicine in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and is listed under America's Best Physicians in the fields of Internal Medicine and Learning Disabilities. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine and is licensed in the states of Oregon, Washington, California, and Texas. Understanding cognitive disorders and how to overcome them are personal passions for Dr. Meelhuysen, and she has worked in the field of ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities since 1997.
Dr. Meelhuysen has done presentations for the 2007 Eric Jensen Brain Expo, the 2007 Learning Disability Association of America conference in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, the 2006 Advanced Brain Technology Annual Conference and others. Dr. Meelhuysen has personally administered over 350 cognitive skills evaluations, and overseen or reviewed the administration by other therapists / trainers of another 900 evaluations.
Read Dr. Meelhuysen's award winning true personal story "What you learn when your son dies." Published in the Medical Economics Journal. If that article is no longer online, click here.
Here is the conference summary paragraph for her talk at the Advanced Brain Technology Annual Conference in 2006. This was one of the most highly acclaimed talks given.
Advanced Brain Technologies Presentation Overview:
The Brain/Body Connection–
How Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Intolerances Affect Learning and Behavior
Individuals will learn about the medical and mental health diagnoses that should be considered when learning and behavioral problems including ADD symptoms are present in children and adults. Participants will learn how food allergies, sensitivities and intolerances affect learning and behavior and about disabilities that mimic ADD symptoms, and effective drug-free treatment options for adults and children with learning disabilities and/or ADD.