Author Archive: Pete Quily

BC ADHD Awareness Week 2015 is October 12-18th. Please Spread The Word

The fourth annual BC ADHD Awareness Week will be will be October 12-18th 2015. The purpose of the week is to: Raise awareness of ADHD in BC Reduce stigma and misinformation on ADHD in adults and children Show the economic and social costs of ignoring and stigmatizing ADHD Provide factual information on ADHD Encourage proper diagnosis and multimodal treatment of ADHD by…
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11th Annual CADDRA ADHD Conference in Vancouver BC Oct 16-18th 2015. Tell Your Doctor

The 11th Annual CADDRA (Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance) ADHD Conference will be held here in Vancouver BC Oct 16-18th 2015. Crossposted to BCADHD. Early bird pricing ends July 31st. Register here. Cross posted to Adult ADD Strengths They will be doing this during the 2015 BC ADHD Awareness Week. Tell Your Doctor Psychiatrist, Psychologist, teacher and social worker. Especially if they don’t know ADHD.…
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Third Annual BC ADHD Awareness Week 2014. Summary Of What We Accomplished

FYI: BC ADHD Awareness Week 2015 will be from October 12th to 18th. Want to help make it happen?  Cross posted to Adult ADD Strengths Thanks to our volunteers for making this week happen.  Andrew, Barb, Chris, Christopher, Hazel, Jade, Jennifer, Kat, Maggie, Marc, and Paul. And thanks to Mike for his $500 donation which allowed us to print the posters…
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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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