What is ADHD? How is it properly diagnosed and treated?

Come hear Understanding & Treating ADHD in Children & Teens presented by psychiatrist Dr. Thor Bergersen, Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Oak Hill Middle School Auditorium, 130 Wheeler Rd. 02459.  No registration is required for this free presentation sponsored by The Newton Partnership.  Dr. Bergersen, founder of ADHD Boston and co-founder with Dr. Edward Hallowell of the Hallowell Center in New York, has specialized in the evaluation and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder for over a decade.  

Considered an expert on ADHD, he has appeared on CBS and Fox news, been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, and recently spoke to the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society about ADHD at their annual meeting.  He currently sees patients in Needham at ADHD Boston and in New York at the Hallowell Center, while consulting with high tech, biotech and pharmaceutical companies to advance the evaluation and treatment of ADHD for children and adults.