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Kim To: Why is neurodiversity not discussed in the Asian community?

Hi, my name is Kim and I am a 27-year-old Vietnamese British Londoner. I also happen to be dyslexic and have ADHD. I didn't realize I had any "learning difficulties"...

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‘I Forgot…’ by Dave Twentyman

I remember gigging in Liverpool a few years back. Walking back to my car afterwards which I had parked in a nearby side street, I was perplexed to find that...

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Celebrating neurodiversity and four slice toasters

Last week my 10-year old-son, Liam, set fire to the toaster. He was attempting to save time by buttering his bread before toasting it, despite being told on numerous occasions,...

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Emma McNally’s Campaign for More Research into Tourette’s Syndrome

My son was 9 when we he was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome. We had a neurologist who understood the condition, we were doing ok and if we weren’t, then we...

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Tasha Walsh: Celebrating Neurodiversity

My name is Tasha, I am an Accredited MBACP, I have recently after 8 years finished working within a cluster of schools in Leeds to develop my private practice with...

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A mother’s perspective: The right school for my son, Shay

When Shay went to his first primary school, it wasn’t long before I was called into meetings about his behaviour.  This continued throughout his early years at school until it...

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How does ADHD affect one of the UK’s leading photographers?

The following article is an interview conducted by The Mind Map, an innovative mental health organisation, navigating individuals and organisations to better mental health through counselling, journalism, signposting and Mental...

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Dad’s mental health: discovering you have ADHD as an adult

This is a guest article by Author and Mental Health Campaigner Mark Williams. I wasn’t a bad kid. You could even say I was respectful. That was the way I...

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Dr Ned Hallowell: My Right Difficult

Deliberately choosing to do something that is difficult does not on the face of it sound tempting. Sometimes we voluntarily subject ourselves to the difficult in order to improve ourselves...

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How to Create a Calm Home for People with ADHD

If someone in your home has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, they may have trouble staying focused on tasks, feel fidgety or restless, or have an abundance of energy. While...

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