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Dean's Colloquium w/Dr. Ned Hallowell, M '78, Psychiatrist and Learning Differences Specialist

8:00pm to 9:00pm


uptown campus

Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC)

The John J. Witmeyer III Dean#39;s Colloquium series, which invites distinguished alumni back to campus to discuss their careers, presentsnbsp;psychiatrist and learning differences specialist Ned Hallowell. He is the founder of the Hallowell Centers, which specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of learning differences, especially attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dyslexia, in adults and children. Having both ADHD and dyslexia himself, he sees them not as disorders but rather as traits that can confer enormous benefit.
pIn his talk, The World of ADHD in 2018: 40 Years After I Left Tulane, and the Enormous Debt I Owe the School, Hallowell will trace the development of ADHD from its early 20th century beginnings into the well-recognized condition it is today. He will also discuss how important the strength-based approach is, and why he says he would never have developed it without his years at /
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pHallowell#39;s emNew York Times/em best-seller on attention deficit disorder, emDriven to Distraction/em, brought ADD to the public. His other 19 books have sold over 2 million copies, and deal with psychological topics including ADD, the transformative force of connection in human life, and how to deal with worry. He also hosts a weekly podcast called emDistraction/em, and has appeared on emGood Morning America, The Today Show, The View, Dr. Oz, Dr. Phil/em, and em60 Minutes/em. Hallowell is a graduate of Harvard College and Tulane Medical School, and served on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School for 20 years./p
pFree and open to the public, with a book signing and reception to /

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