PEN Event: Do 2.7 Million Children Really Need Ritalin? An Integrative Approach to ADHD

Now THERE’S a provocative title! This could be a fascinating talk. Check it out if you’re interested! — PMK

Do 2.7 Million Children Really Need Ritalin? An Integrative Approach to ADHD

Dr. Sanford Newmark explores the importance of the Integrative Approach – seeing the child in the context of family, friends, school and community, rather than as a set of symptoms that need to be fixed. Topics include an overview of the genetic, environmental and neurobiological aspects, non-pharmaceutical therapies including nutrition, food sensitivities, vitamin and mineral supplements, parenting, school, and complementary therapies.

Audience:  Parents and educators of students of all ages.

Sanford C. Newmark, MD, Head: Pediatric Integrative Neurodevelopmental Clinic, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Sanford Newmark, MD is a clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California.  He is the Head of the Pediatric Integrative Neurodevelopmental Program at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, specializing in the treatment of Autism, ADHD and other developmental or chronic childhood conditions. Read his full bio here.

 Dr. Newmark’s book, ADHD Without Drugs – a Guide to the Natural Care of Children with ADHD, will be available for purchase at this event.

Friday, March 1, 2013, 9 am – 11 am
Location: Delancey Street Screening Room, 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco
Cost: $20 with PEN membership.
Free for staff at PEN Member Schools.

>>> Register Now! >>>

 

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