UW News

March 22, 2011

UW Medicine/Seattle Library ADHD talk April 6

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ADHD can cause some kids to be disruptive in school.

ADHD can cause some kids to be disruptive in school.Illustration by Centers for Disease Control.

“Its a team effort to help those with ADHD” is the topic of the closing talk in this seasons UW Medicine/Seattle Public Library Public Lecture Series. The presentation will take place from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, in the Microsoft Auditorium, Level 1, in the downtown Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Avenue.

The speaker will be Dr. Christopher K. Varley, UW professor of psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is a noted expert on attention deficit disorders and related conditions.

Varley will define ADHD and will share his ideas on managing symptoms and redirecting energy toward constructive and educational paths.

The program is free and geared to the general public.  Everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The series is co-sponsored by UW Medicine and the Seattle Public Library. For details, call 206-386-4636 or 206-685-1933.