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About admin

admin, Dave, David, planetdave, le grande fromage (LGF) - it's all me. I was diagnosed with ADHD in 2006 and usually take medication. My path to diagnosis was so painful that I swore I'd do whatever I could to make things better for other ADHDers.

UK GOV Cop Out Response To Petition

See my previous post for the petition – a standard request for extra funding to remedy the disaster that is ADHD on the NHS Once again the Department of Health and Social Care have swerved giving any kind of boost … Continue reading

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UK Under-funding Of ADHD Services. Petition

Click on the link (I’ve checked that it’s not a bug) and sign Petition UK Government and Parliament LGF

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Girls With ADHD – Research

A researcher from University College London asked me to help publicise a request for volunteers to be interviewed about their experiences with ADHD. I was supplied with all the information to verify that they’re conducting proper research and can be … Continue reading

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Notice For Users Of Salford NHS ADHD Service (Dr Tint)

OFFICIAL : Message from Dr Tint’s office. Any Salford NHS patient who has not yet been referred to ADHD360 should approach their GP for a referral so they can have a review. LGF

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ADHD Awareness Month – A Look Into Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (what?)

Katy examines something that is a serious problem (a cause of much unhappiness) in the ADHD community. Probably. Take it away Katy! LGF The definition, science and controversy of Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria and ADHD This is a long post so … Continue reading

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October Is ADHD Awareness Month – Famous ADHDers

I’ve already mentioned that ADHD is an equal opportunities condition. But one of the strange quirks, according to my anecdotal evidence (many years of meeting ADHDers), is that ADHDers tend to be intelligent. When I say ‘intelligent’ I mean having … Continue reading

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The Last Leg – Discriminatory?

Way, way (way) back, in season 1 of The Last Leg, I noticed their bias in favour of the mobility impaired. They used to have disabled guests on…so I thought I’d see if I could. Coz I’m disabled. One Too … Continue reading

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October Is ADHD Awareness Month – Day 4

Today I’m going to talk about stigma. For many of us it’s not an issue – we aren’t forced to wear funny hats or anything, so it’s not that easy to spot us when we’re out in the world. It’s … Continue reading

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October Is ADHD Awareness Month – Day 3 (AKA October 7th)

Today I took four dogs for a walk in the woods. Four. A whippet, a hyperactive cockerpoo, a broken down lurcher (effectively a greyhound) and an ancient terrier. Don’t mess with the terrier, she’ll give you a nasty suck. This … Continue reading

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October Is ADHD Awareness Month – Day 2

Right, that’s it. I’ve run out of ideas. Two days of finding material – it’s too much! Only kidding. Random ADHD Fact No2 Know any ADHDers? No? You’re wrong. You’re surrounded by us. That person that cut you up in … Continue reading

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