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WORLD-RENOWNED ADHD EXPERT HOSTS FREE FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION HOUR: 1/11/12

December 4, 2011 Leave a comment

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Denise Boline

Hallowell Center,New York

Telephone: 212-799-7777 ext 100

Fax: 212-799-7772

Email: Denise@ADHDnewyork.com

Web: http://www.hallowellcenter.org

 

WORLD-RENOWNED ADHD EXPERT HOSTS FREE FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION HOUR

Dr. Edward (Ned) Hallowell And His Staff Invite The Public To View The Documentary “ADD And Loving It,” Learn About, And Discuss ADHD

 

NEW YORK, NY — December 2, 2011 – On Wednesday, January 11, 6 p.m., the Hallowell Center of New York will host a free screening of “ADD & Loving It”, a humorous and informative film about ADHD, followed by discussion with world-renowned ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell and the all-star staff of the Hallowell Center.

 

The terms “ADHD” or “ADD” generally bring to mind kids with excess energy. What do you suppose happens to all of those kids? A majority of them, around 2/3, in fact, grow into adults with ADHD. Today’s adults, however, grew up in a time when ADHD was poorly understood and rarely diagnosed or treated.  Many of their children are now experiencing the same difficulties they themselves faced as children.

 

In this one-hour documentary, Canadian comedy legend Patrick McKenna is after the truth. He talks to researchers, specialists, doctors as well as ordinary people who are dealing with the challenges of ADHD. Interwoven with these insights, Patrick shares his own story and his struggle with undiagnosed and untreated ADD, and his present success in taking on Adult ADHD.

 

Immediately following the film, Dr. Hallowell and his staff of specialists will host a lively discussion.  Reservations are required as seating will be limited.  For information or reservations call 212-799-7777 or email: denise@ADHDnewyork.com

 

Edward M. Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist who specializes in ADHD and who also has ADHD. He is the co-author of 18 books on the subject ADHD including the best sellers Driven to Distraction (1994) and Delivered From Distraction (2005). He founded the Hallowell Center, which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in both children and adults.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please call Denise Boline at 212-799-7777 or email Denise at denise@ADHDnewyork.com.

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.