ADHD expert Dr. Harlan Gephart to speak at Evergreen Hospital, Nov. 15, 2011

ADHD expert Dr. Harlan Gephart will speak about "Hope for the Future" at the Eastside CHADD meeting at Evergreen Hospital on Tuesday, November 15 at 7 pm.

Dr. Gephart will talk about steps parents can take to promote a positive future for their ADHD children. Challenging behaviors today may well prove to be assets in adult life - learn how to recognize and promote the positive strengths of your child.

Dr. Gephart has an extensive clinical background and is now a private practice consultant specializing in ADHD. He served as the Medical Director of the Center for Attention Deficit Disorders in Redmond. He has trained many local and national pediatricians to diagnose and treat ADHD. He currently works with other experts in the ADHD field to train physicians at the REACH Institute in New York City. Besides his clinical expertise, Dr. Gephart serves on the editorial board of two medical journals - Contemporary Pediatrics and Journal Watch, Pediatrics, and Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Gephart is also a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the UW.

The talk will be held at:

Evergreen Hospital Medical Center Surgery & Physicians Center 12040 NE 128th Street Kirkland, WA 98034 Room TAN 101 (downstairs) 7-9 PM Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for library and social time. Members - Free;  Non-Members - Suggested donation $5

Eastside CHADD is an all-volunteer organization that provides support and information for families and individuals living with ADHD. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month, September - June (except December). For more information, go to http://www.eastside-chadd.org.

Teachers, school nurses, counselors, and psychologists are also encouraged to attend. Clock hours are available throughmy247ed.com for school professionals who attend Eastside CHADD meetings. Ask for details at a CHADD meeting.

Directions: From Southbound I-405 Take the NE 124th Street exit (exit 20) Turn left onto NE 124th Street Turn left at the second light onto 124th Avenue NE Take the next right, onto 120th Ave NE. Go up the hill and turn right onto NE 130th Lane Follow the signs to the parking garage Park and follow the signs to the Evergreen Surgery & Physicians Center From Hospital to Northbound I-405: Exit parking garage and turn left onto NE 130th Lane Turn left at the light onto 120th Ave NE Continue straight through every light and onto Northbound 405 onramp

From Northbound I-405 Take the NE 124th Street/Totem Lake Boulevard exit (exit 20B) Keep to the right (Totem Lake Boulevard) Proceed straight through the light Go up the hill and turn right onto NE 130th Lane Follow the signs to the Blue entrance parking garage Park and follow the signs to the Evergreen Surgery & Physicians Center

The Surgery and Physicians building is the third and last building around the circle off of 130th Lane, just past the parking garage. Park and walk up the steps to the main entrance. Once inside, you can take the stairs directly in front of you, or the elevator to the left, down to the first floor. Room 101 is a few steps towards the back of the building.