Monthly Archive: October 2014

BC NDP Health Critic Judy Darcy’s Great Speech on ADHD In The BC Legislature. Her Son Has ADHD

Cross posted to Adult ADD Strengths. I was very happy to watch the BC NDP’s Health Critic Judy Darcy’s   @DarcyJudy   her Facebook great speech on ADHD in the BC Legislature on the BC Leg live stream Tuesday October 23rd 2014. And tweet excerpts from it throughout the day. It was even more powerful when she mentioned her son had ADHD. Here’s some background…
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We Need To Think About ADHD For More Than One Week Of The Year Sarah Blyth In The Georgia Straight

Vancouver Parks commissioner Sarah Blyth was and AFAIK still is the only politician to go public with ADHD in North America while in office. Sarah also helped to get Vancouver city council to be the first city in Canada to declare ADHD Awareness week with me & others in 2011. She recently did an op ed in the Georgia Straight…
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Photos Of Our BC ADHD Awareness Week Info Table At Brighouse Public Library in Richmond Friday Oct 17th

We had a information table at the Brighouse Library in Richmond Friday October 17th for the third annual BC ADHD Awareness Week. Was the second time were were there, we were also there last year and had such a great response we did it again. We answered Richmond Library patrons questions on ADHD and pointed them to resources, shared our…
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The Georgia Straight Covers BC ADHD Awareness Week 2014

Charlie Smith, the editor of the The Georgia Straight did an article on the third annual BC ADHD Awareness Week 2014. B.C. ADHD Awareness Week draws attention to attention deficiencies Its also in the print edition page 18 October 16-23rd 2014. Here are some excerpts Another occupation that’s notorious for its deadlines is journalism, which is why Quily suspects that this industry…
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BC Is The First Province In Canada To Declare ADHD Awareness Month. Thanks! National in USA For a Decade

I am very pleasantly surprised and very happy to announce that BC is the first province in Canada to proclaim October 2014 as ADHD Awareness Month. The BC Lieutenant Governor’s office has emailed me the jpeg, a 10 mb jpeg for printing & mailed me a printed colour version. I’m embeding the first two. Please share widely, especially with your media…
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