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Still Here!

Yes, it’s true. mADDchester is still here.   but probably not where that arrow is pointing  

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We Say Exhibition

Come along to see what some of the service users of various Manchester charities get up to. If you want to contribute any creative work (carving, drawing, gizmos, welded metal – whatever you do) please bring it along to Thursday’s … Continue reading

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Exhibit Your Arts/Crafts

Our good friends at Lifeshare (a Manchester support organisation for young homeless) are organising an exhibition and they’ve invited us, and several other similar groups, to contribute our arts/crafts. It can be anything – traditional painting,  poetry, carving, film…whatever you … Continue reading

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Hello 2015

New year, same old problems.   The cuts to mental health funding are getting worse and it doesn’t help that there’s more of us year on year (I was here first etc etc). For anyone reading this in Greater Manchester … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

Here’s a diagram explaing what I mean courtesy of our ‘cousins’ in the neuro diverse world, the autists. How you talk about yourself matters – it sets the tone in any conversation ESPECIALLY WITH HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS THAT TREAT YOU LIKE … Continue reading

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UPDATE – latest on Manchester Adult ADHD Clinic

Further to the update below. The Manchester adult ADHD clinic is not accepting new referrals, except emergencies and transitions from CAMHS. I have seen a letter stating that they have so many patients that they can’t treat any more, hence … Continue reading

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Life Tip – Especially Good For Parents

I stole this from a book about chimps – I hope they don’t mind.   Your child runs out of school with their very first painting. It is terrible. They run up to you brandishing the painting. You say ‘what … Continue reading

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Update

Yes, we’re still here – just not posting a lot. For Manchester folk – local news. Salford appears to have lost Dr Tint. I’ll post up news of any replacement or where the Salford patients are going to be referred … Continue reading

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Research

Here’s a link to some ASD research which I found very interesting – the gene link gets stronger all the time gene network link   LGF

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Been Resting

Last week I gave a talk at a disabilities conference. People from all walks (wheelchairs) of life were there, some with high degrees of disability, which is both humbling and inspirational. Being someone with an invisible disability you frequently feel … Continue reading

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