ADHD charitable organisations around the world.
See the perspective of other countries to perhaps help round your own perspective.
Australia: ADHD Australia
Canada: Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada
New Zealand: ADHD New Zealand
USA: CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder).
ADHD on Youtube
Extraordinary Brains by our co-founder Dr Max Davie
[ADHD and Asperger’s] Roundhouse Picture’s 6 minute first person context short about Mathew. “At Dawn He Died. ADHD, Asperger’s and a break from reality. Matthew finds himself on a beach at 9:07am, where he goes from here he doesn’t know“.
You may also find ADDITUDE’s guide to ADHD characters in movies interesting.
News Articles on the importance of diagnosis
Jane Robert’s first person account about her son Ben. (Metro, May 2020) How his ADHD went undiagnosed for much of his life. How he therefore struggled with the challenges without support. Ulimately resulting in a path where he took his own life aged 30. “With a correct diagnosis aged seven, I’m convinced Ben’s life would have followed a different path”
I was diagnosed with ADHD at 37. (Sunday Times, April 2020). First person article by author James Bloodworth. Always in trouble at school. Dead-end jobs. Failed relationships. James Bloodworth often wondered why he found life so difficult. Then four months ago, a psychiatrist gave him the answer – and a new way of looking at the world.
ADHD in the Workplace / Employment
Exceptional Individuals – Recruitment company specialising in the Neurodiverse – including ADHD.
The lighter side of ADHD
Want to deep dive into ADHD?
664 pages of NICE Clinical guidelines for ADHD. The authoritive guide for the treatment of ADHD in the UK but do note, and quoting the guide, “Guidelines are not a substitute for professional knowledge and clinical judgement”, which means the guidelines are not absolute and your doctor can exercise flexibility from them.
59 pages from Greater Manchester NHS Combined Authority regarding their treatment strategy.
Take a free online course on ADHD from King’s College London University & Futurelearn.
Take a free online course “Understanding ADHD” from the Open University
And not to forget Wikipedia. Where the main ADHD page alone offers over 17,000 words and 250 references.
People with ADHD are may want to show Sunflower Scheme items to indicate they have a hidden disabilty. You can buy sunflower scheme items (E.g. Lanyards, cards, pins) from the Hidden Disabilities Store. https://hiddendisabilitiesstore.com/