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ADD/ADHD Event With Dr. Edward Hallowell, October 6, 2011

Delivered From Distraction – Edward M. Hallowell, MD
(workshop held at JCC Manhattan, summary provided by jccmanhattan.org)
Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, practicing child and adult psychiatrist, founder of the Hallowell Center, and former instructor at Harvard Medical School will focus on the material that is presented in Delivered From Distraction, from his book on ADD that was published in January 2005. A great deal has happened since Dr. Hallowell wrote the best-seller Driven to Distraction 10 years ago, particularly in the new area of understanding adult ADD.
His goal is to help people master the power of ADD while avoiding its pitfalls. His message will be all encompassing and talks about what it is like to have ADD, explains some of the brain science behind it, and talks about how to get diagnosed properly, available medicinal and non-medicinal treatments, etc. He will also address the many people who have ADD coupled with other learning issues, worry and ADD, sex and relationships and ADD, and tips on how to live your life to the fullest if you have ADD.
Join Dr. Hallowell as he:
Presents a strength-based approach to AD/HD
Identifies benefits of changing environment to treat AD/HD
Explores recent research into AD/HD
Examines benefits of exercise, nutrition, and other non-medication approaches
Treats AD/HD in a comprehensive 5 step fashion Connect, Play, Practice, Mastery, Recognition
As you set this cycle in motion in a child’s life, or in your own, you will see positive developments immediately, and they will grow in strength and depth over time.
Thu, Oct 6
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
$25.00 Member
$30.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 646-505-5708.
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