Dr. Edward Hallowell, famous child and adult psychiatrist and bestselling author of “Driven to Distraction” and many other books, will speak at the Swampscott Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26.
Hallowell will discuss topics such as ADD and invaluable new approaches to helping an ADD child. His New York Hallowell Center specializes in diagnosing and treating cognitive and emotional problems in both children and adults, with particular emphasis on Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Hallowell will also discuss his latest book, “Married to Distraction.”
This program is co-sponsored by the Swampscott Special Education Parents Advisory Council. Copies of Hallowell’s books will be on sale and he will do a book signing at the end of the program. Free tickets for his event will be available at the reference desk beginning Wednesday, Oct. 6.