Articles on ADHD in Adults, What it is, why it matters, how to diagnose it, how to manage it.
ADHD is the number 2 genetically inherited condition in the world. 80%. And 90% of adults with ADHD are undiagnosed and untreated Dr. Russell Barkley, Monitor on Psychology March 2012, page 70.
If a child has ADHD the parents should be screened for ADHD.
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How to deal with people who don’t believe ADHD is a real condition The polite way and the more direct way. Includes multiple clinical evidence of ADHD as a real condition for the flat earth people, FMRI’s, MRI’s, PET Scans, SPECT scans etc.
Top Ten Ways To Manage Adult ADHD There is no one magic solution, the best way to manage ADHD is by multiple methods.
Articles on symptoms and how to look at Adult ADHD From Different Perspectives.
How Do I Get Him To Listen? Often when women say “We need to talk” we men hear “You need to do what I want because I’m right and you’re wrong.” Great article from the ADHD Marriage blog that everyone in a relationship should read.
Pencil, Pens and Meds. How to call out the ADHD stigmatizers. LA Times Editorial Stigmatizing ADHD Get’s Fisked By Gina Pera
Adult ADHD in the workplace
The Significance of ADHD. ADHD is the MOST under-recognized, yet treatable psychiatric disorder in Canada.
Red Flags for Adult ADHD. Adult ADHD Symptoms.
Adult ADHD Assessment & Diagnosis.
1 year Wait List for An Entire Year for Adult ADHD Diagnosis Embarrassing? Solution? Close Down the BC Adult ADHD Clinic.
This was in 2007. Still closed. I’ve sent out a list of people who can diagnose ADHD in adults and children in Metro Vancouver for a decade. Sent it out to thousands of people who asked for it. Need is huge, few BC medical professionals trained on ADHD and UBC medical students only get a massively inadequate one hour on ADHD in their entire program.
Christy Clark promised to reopen it when I asked her at her townhall in 2011. Listen to the audio. But, she lied. And did nothing.
One guy tried giving them 3 million dollars for 3 years. The ADHD hating health bureaucrats never said no, just gave him the run around for 3 years. Because there’s a huge line of of people willing to give 3 million to fund a clinic right?
6 years of endless online & offline advocacy & activism later finally after being the #2 retweeted person on #bcpoli before the election, I got one provincial politician to promise to reopen it. Who led a party, BC Conservative leader John Cummins and some other BCCP candidates. Current BCCP leader Dan Brooks refuses to.
Charlie Smith, editor of the Georgia Straight covered it. Sadly clinic is still dead. If you want to change that? Ask your BCliberals & BCNDP MLA’s to open it & stop violating the Canada health act. Accessibility.
Treatment of Adult ADHD.
Time Management: Learning to Use a Day Planner.
This infographic is from the Canadian ADHD Awareness Week website