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ADHD and Driving in Great Britain (not Northern Ireland)

The below is a commentary on the information given on GOV.UK, the official website of the UK government. Quotations from the website are given in italics. I’m a diagnosed ADHDer that loves driving. In the 1990s I became an Approved … Continue reading

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UK Survey of Adult Services

Yes, I know you’ll see the dread words of ‘children’ and ‘adolescents’ – but this is all about adults, or anyone 18 or older 😉 It really does take five minutes – I did it myself (why do so many … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I need to post something, now and again, to remind people that this page is still ‘live’. It’s hard – the interweb is awash with ADHD stuff and I have little faith in my opinion, so don’t publish trivia from … Continue reading

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ADHD Action

A new advocacy has launched in the UK – ADHD action. Lend them a hand – supply an ADHD story, put a few £££ their way – check out their website for ways to help or just spread their name … Continue reading

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Bacteria Causes ADHD! (no they don’t)

Recently a fascinating report appeared in the medical press about how gut bacteria play a part in ADHD. I nearly spat my drink onto my keyboard (I really need a waterproof keyboard). Gut bacteria? ADHD? What a complete load of … Continue reading

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Dr Temple Grandin Changed My Life

Many, many years ago I watched a strange documentary about an awkward woman who understood animals, and who noticed that a proportion of them relaxed when in a ‘crush’ (a machine designed to hold them still, with gentle pressure). She … Continue reading

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Fun For ADHDers

And many others. It’s just a bit of light relief, and many symptoms can occur in ‘normal’ people (see a psychiatrist for details).   Thanks to TotallyADD for not suing us 😀   LGF

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ADHD Child vs. Non-ADHD Child Interview

A video by ‘My Little Villagers’ An excellent depiction of how self esteem/self awareness get damaged very early on.   LGF

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DECLARATION. A play at The Lowry, Salford, June 2016

LGF TURNS THEATRE CRITIC   (darling) Performed in the round in The Lowry’s studio space, so capacity was not much more than 100, which makes it incredibly intimate. And then Sarah arrives onstage, which significantly ups the ante. It was … Continue reading

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Why You Need Emotional Intelligence To Succeed

An article by Travis Bradberry. click on this link LGFs comment I was quite happy with my medication because it kept me on track where I usually veered. I changed to another because it promised better emotional intelligence…and it worked*. … Continue reading

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