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ADHD Expert To Discuss Diagnosis Controversy In Fairfield

ADHD author Alan Schwarz will speak in Fairfield.
ADHD author Alan Schwarz will speak in Fairfield. Photo Credit: Contributed

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — New York Times reporter Alan Schwarz, whose groundbreaking series on the misdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder led to his bestseller “ADHD Nation,” will discuss his work on May 4 at Fairfield Public Library.

After his 7 p.m. talk, Schwarz will join a panel discussion with psychotherapist Elizabeth Jorgensen and Jamison Monroe, Jr., an adolescent mental health treatment expert who is profiled in the book.

Schwarz is best known for reporting on public health issues. His series on concussions in sports is credited with revolutionizing the treatment of head injuries in professional and youth sports and was a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

He is also recognized for his use of math and probability in journalism.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is requested by visiting fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or calling 203-256-3160.

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