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They Don’t Believe In ADHD
11th May

2020

After a recent talk, a woman from the audience shared her frustration over friends and family members who question her diagnosis. A loved one had announced, “ADHD is made up by drug companies. The way Greeting Card companies created Mother’s Day.” I ...

Autistic girls may experience more emotional challenges than autistic boys do | Spectrum
11th May

2020

Teen trouble: Starting at age 13, autistic girls have greater difficulty with emotion control than autistic boys do. Eri Miura / Getty Images Emotion control eludes more girls than boys with autism, according to a new study of young people ...

Distance Learning Staying Healthy Sciences Activities
10th May

2020

Today in this blog post I’m sharing some of my best distance learning staying healthy science activities that can be done at home. Right now, pretty much all of us are at home, trying to teach online and through distance learning. And I think it’s ...

Social care cut under emergency coronavirus law faces legal challenge
10th May

2020

A family living with autism is fighting a council’s decision to strip back social care under the UK government’s emergency coronavirus law. Law firm Rook Irwin Sweeney is acting for an autistic adult and the person’s family. Lawyer Alex Rook has ...

Autistic Photographer Participating in the Front Porch Project Documenting the Quarantine
9th May

2020

My health and the love in my heart are most important. In my Front Porch pictures, I can see that other people believe the same thing. By Malcolm Wang The Front Porch Project is a nationwide project to document the COVID-19 quarantine. Artists go to ...

Are there ADHD coaches who specialize in the legal profession? | ADDA
8th May

2020

Q: Are there specific coaches or occupational therapists who specialize in legal profession / education–i.e. developing strategies to ‘work around’ the problem area / EF deficit to accomplish the specific tasks and goals unique to that setting (i.e. ...

Preventing and combating violence against women is more relevant than ever in the time of COVID-19 – Autism Europe
8th May

2020

In response to COVID-19, many governments imposed strict restrictions on freedom of movement. This strategy has proven to be effective in reducing the spread of the pandemic and saving lives. However, many women and girls have suffered as a result of the ...

THINKING PERSON’S GUIDE TO AUTISM: Harriet: A Neurodivergent Film Review
7th May

2020

Source: Focus Features[image: Poster for the movie Harriet. A glowingorange-brown background features three Black people,one man and two women, in 19th century clothing.The woman in the center is wearing a wide-brimmedhat and has an unapologetic ...

Dosage, side effects, alternatives, and more
6th May

2020

Concerta is a prescription drug that’s used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This condition affects your ability to pay attention. It can also cause you to have impulsiveness and hyperactivity, as well as excessive movements. ...