Keep losing your keys? Tile is here to help

TileTile is a simple Bluetooth tracking device that helps you track down your stuff. Losing things is a common stereotype of ADHD. Unfortunately, this stereotype is also based in reality. Many people with ADHD have a tendency to lose or misplace things. They lose their wallet, their keys, their glasses...anything really. This can be frustrating. It can waste time in the mornings. It can end up costing a lot of money to replace things. It's not fun!

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Sky Zone Toronto's new Sensory Night

Sky Zone TorontoSky Zone Toronto, part of a chain of indoor trampoline parks, has recently started holding a monthly "Sensory Night" for children and adults with autism, ADHD, and other sensory challenges!

Every last Monday of the month, Sky Zone will turn the music off and "dial down the distractions" for those with special sensory needs. According to an article describing this event at a Winnipeg location, the initiative was set up in response to research showing how soothing activities like trampoline jumping can be for children with sensory challenges. This is a great way to help those with sensory needs reap the benefits of trampolining without the environment overwhelming them!

Suicide Awareness: One man's story of survival

Earlier in the month, we found a video about a man who jumped off the Golden Gate bridge and survived to tell the story. Only 1% of people who have jumped off that bridge have survived, and he's one of them. This is a story that made us stop. It made us cry. It reinforced our passion with working in mental health. Most of all, it highlighted how important it is to spread suicide prevention awareness.

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Tools to help manage ADHD: Subtle Fidgets for Adults

Fidget Toys for ADHD adultsFidget toys for ADHD can be beneficial in working with feelings of restlessness and using them more productively rather than fighting against them. The problem is, many of the fidget toys out there are marketed toward children - they're bright, shiny, obvious...not always appropriate for the adult world. Knowing that fidgeting and movement may actually help manage your focus, how can you, an ADHD adult, take advantage of this in a more controlled and subtle way?

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