Monday, March 23rd at 7pm
Darien Library and Darien Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC) are pleased to present Dr. Alan Wachtel on ADHD & Mood Disorders: New Strategies and Treatments.
Dr. Wachtel will discuss strategies, medication options and treatments for children who struggle with mood and attention. He will cover school-based accommodations and strategies. Research has shown that parents and teachers need to foster a child’s focus to maximize a child’s ability to learn. In addition, he will address the benefits and risks of various treatments and decisions when to commence or postpone treatment at various stages of a child's life.
Dr. Wachtel is the author of The Attention Deficit Answer Book. He is a board certified psychiatrist and is the founder and director of Familyhealth Associates and a Distinguished Life Fellow APA.
In the Louise Parker Berry Community Room.