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Strategic alliance will improve health of patients suffering from ADHD by providing greater access to resources ‘at the point of care™

March 24, 2020 – Toronto, Ontario The Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC), announced today a strategic alliance with iMD Health Global that will help evolve communications between healthcare professionals and patients to improve health outcomes, focused on ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).  iMD Health offers innovative technology that facilitates meaningful dialogue between healthcare professionals…

“Doesn’t everyone have a little bit of ADHD?”

By Guest Blogger: Jennifer E. Tiviluk, MA, RP, CCCSpecializing in Trauma, ADHD, Executive Functioning, Depression, Anxiety and Family of Origin Trauma “Doesn’t everyone have a little bit of ADHD?” “NO”!!!! ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects the pre-frontal cortex in the brain. It is posited that ADHD affects the brains’ neurotransmitters (dopamine and norepinephrine).…

Accessing Post-Secondary Accommodations When You Have ADHD – What You Need to Know

Written by Heidi Bernhardt In the fall of 2015 CADDAC released our paper Understanding ADHD as a Disability in the Post-SecondaryEnvironment. CADDAC wrote this paper after on-going feedback from parents and students stating that post-secondary institutions were not recognizing the right of students with ADHD to access accommodations for their impairments. Most schools were demanding…

Eating Disorders Awareness Week #EDAW2020

“Eating Disorders affect people of all genders, sexual orientations, ages, socioeconomic class, abilities, races, and ethnic backgrounds. That is why, from February 1st to 7th every year, Eating Disorder groups across Canada unite to commemorate Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW) with a national week of action focused on educating the public about Eating Disorders.” via…