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Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
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Dr. Edward (Ned) Hallowell, M.D. is a child and adult psychiatrist, New York Times bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Tulane Medical School and the founder of The Hallowell Centers in Sudbury, Mass., New York City, San Francisco and Seattle. He was a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty from 1983 until he retired from academics in 2004 to devote his full professional attention to his clinical practice, lectures and the writing of books. He has authored 18 books on various psychological topics, including attention deficit disorder, the power of the human connection, the childhood roots of happiness in life, methods of forgiving others, dealing with worry and managing excessive busyness.

Dr. Hallowell has been featured on 20/20, 60 Minutes, Oprah, PBS, CNN, The Today Show, Dateline, Good Morning America, The View and many more. He is also a regular columnist for ADDitude Magazine. Dr. Hallowell’s newest book, Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive will be published by Harvard Business Review Press in January 2015.

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Back-To-School: Tips for Teachers with ADHD Students

(1) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 10:46 AM

For teachers, there is no easy solution for the management of ADHD in the classroom. After all is said and done, the effectiveness of any treatment for ADHD at school depends upon the knowledge and the persistence of the school and the individual teacher.

It's often helpful for parents to...

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What's it Like to Have ADHD?

(9) Comments | Posted June 27, 2012 | 12:40 PM

What is it like to have ADHD? What is the feel of the syndrome? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. First of all, I resent the term. As far as I'm concerned, most people have Attention Surplus Disorder. I mean, life being what it is, who can pay attention to anything for...

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