What to ask before booking an ADHD assessment

If you or a family member has been struggling with focusing challenges, you know how isolating it can feel. ADHD impacts every individual differently, and because you will be unique in your struggle, it can be difficult to find customized support. The worst experience is deciding you want help, committing to an assessment, and then being sent away to figure out a treatment plan elsewhere...

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Children more likely to be given an ADHD diagnosis when they’re born later in the year

An article published in the Globe and Mail earlier this week (click here) seems to have re-ignited a long-standing debate about the potential over-diagnosis of children with ADHD.

To make a long story short, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published a study on Monday that found children are much more likely to be given an ADHD diagnosis when they're born later in the year...

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After an ADHD diagnosis: What’s my first step?

If you just got an ADHD diagnosis, the first step you need to take may not be what you want to hear. The first step is not a concrete action step or tip; no, the first step after an ADHD diagnosis is to pause and look at what you’re working with right now, in this moment. 

After an ADHD diagnosis, you may think that your “answer” has been delivered on a golden platter...

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