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Pleasanton group presenting ADHD program at 7 p.m. tonight

PTA Special Needs Committee hosting lecture at Hart Middle School

Is ADHD as common as some say it is? If so, what's the best way to help a child succeed?

Dr. Lisa R. Benton-Hardy, a psychiatrist specializing in therapy and psychopharmacology for children, adolescents and adults, will discuss ADHD in a free lecture from 7-9 p.m. tonight at Hart Middle School in Pleasanton.

Sponosored by the Pleasanton Council PTA Special Needs Committee, Benton-Hardy will talk about how to support a child with ADHD at home and at school, supportive treatments for ADHD and possible medication treatments.

Benton-Hardy is a graduate of Stanford University and a board certified psychiatrist. She currently focuses her private practice on therapy and

psychopharmacology for children, adolescents and adults. She has presented across the country on a variety of subjects and earned several awards for her research and leadership.

Benton-Hardy will share her knowledge on managing ADHD and several behavioral and medical approaches that could be pursued for children.

The event is free with registration. For more information or to register, sign on to

pleasantonpta.org/programs/special-needs-committee/

Hart Middle School is located at 4433 Willow Road in Pleasanton.

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Posted by Spudly
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:05 am

Great to see a very common problem being addressed by the Pleasanton Council PTA Special Needs Group. We need more real world activities like these.


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