Nation's Leading ADHD Experts to Answer Questions about Attention Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
NEW YORK, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The ninth annual 'ADHD Experts on Call' program will take place on September 19, 2007, from 8 a.m. to midnight EDT, to provide patients, families and caregivers with the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) from some of the nation's top experts. Celebrity designer Ty Pennington, who was diagnosed with ADHD as a teenager, is partnering with Shire, the ADHD Support Company, for the fourth consecutive year to co-host the event and talk about his experience living with the disorder. Experts will answer questions via the toll-free telephone hotline, 1-888-ASK-ADHD, and through live online chats at http://www.ADHDExpertsOnCall.com.
The confidential one-on-one hotline and online chats are available with access to English- and Spanish-speaking experts, including physicians, nurses, educators and patient advocates who can help educate the public about ADHD.
September 19, 2007, also marks national ADHD Awareness Day and in honor of this occasion, Ty Pennington will join a free one-hour webcast with Michael Manos, Ph.D., a noted clinical psychologist from Cleveland Clinic. The webcast, co-sponsored by ADDitude magazine, will take place live from noon to 1 p.m. EDT on September 19, and will be hosted on http://www.ADHDExpertsOnCall.com. Those joining the webcast will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Manos questions about ADHD and to ask Ty Pennington about his experience living with ADHD.
"I love being part of a support program like 'ADHD Experts on Call,"'
said Ty Pennington, host of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition TM. "This
program lets others know there are knowledgeable people out there ready to
|SOURCE Shire plc|
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