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ADHD’ers in Fife launched

A new ADHD Support Group for both parents and adults has just been launched in Fife and will have input from Fife CAMHS and the Coalition. Big well done to Andi Paddon for getting it off the ground. Join their Facebook group via https://www.facebook.com/groups/246719372752812/

Salvesen Mindroom University of Edinburgh study looking at learning in ADHD

The Salvesen Mindroom Centre Research Centre team at the University of Edinburgh would like to say thank you to everyone from the Glasgow ADHD groups that volunteered to help us pilot our new study looking at learning in children with ADHD. Now this pilot study has been completed we are starting the official recruitment stage of the project. This study is […]

MSPs debate the portrayal of ADHD in the media

Today’s debate in the Scottish parliament was opened by Daniel Johnson MSP with an inspiring speech describing the strengths which having ADHD give him as a politician, and his anger at the misinformation about ADHD which still circulates.     This was the first debate about ADHD in the Parliament and is a testament to the […]

MSPs will debate ADHD on 5th June

GOOD NEWS – there will be debate about ADHD in the Scottish parliament on Tuesday 5th June just after 5pm, sponsored by Daniel Johnson MSP. http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx… We have sent the attached briefing to all MSPs about ADHD issues in Scotland. If you have anything you would like your local MSP to raise, you could email […]

BBC Scotland and Herald coverage of our new report

The BBC has covered the launch of our new report, Attending to Parents. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-43781070 And there was a piece in The Herald http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/16163247.Children_with_ADHD_being_excluded_up_to_six_times_on_average_amid_learning_support_cuts/ Big thanks to Avril and Rhys Sinclair, and to Joanne and Michael McPeake, for going on record to talk about life with ADHD.

Parent survey about ADHD services in Scotland published

April 17th 2018 saw the publication of the results of our survey of parents about health and education services for children with ADHD across Scotland. The survey was answered by more than 200 parents of children with a confirmed diagnosis of ADHD across Scotland and paints a picture of health and education services which are […]