ADHD in the Workplace and Time Management

This brief article geared to employers and managers makes some interesting points on ADHD in the workplace that are just as useful for employees. The first being, an employee with ADHD can have considerable talents along with their ADHD which will make them a valuable asset to the company even if some accommodations are required….

New BC PharmaCare Coverage Discriminatory to Adults with ADHD

On April 18th BC PharmaCare announced that it was expanding its existing coverage of medications for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the paediatric population. Three long acting ADHD medications (Adderall XR, Vyvanse and Strattera) will be added under the Special Authority (SA) program. The SA program covers medications for patients under…

CBC’s Documentary “ADHD: Not Just for Kids”

On Thursday March the 16th at 8pm, CBC’s The Nature of Things will debut a documentary on Adult ADHD. The documentary “ADHD: Not Just for Kids” features adults sharing their storey of a lifelong struggle with ADHD symptoms and how they felt after receiving a diagnosis. ADHD medical experts and researchers discuss many aspects of…

CBC’s “Out in the Open” on Adult ADHD

This past Sunday CBC’s “Out in the Open” with Piya Chattopadhyay featured a great show on hidden disabilities including a segment on adult ADHD.  Piya interviewed Russ LeBlanc, CADDAC’s communication/media consultant. Russ is our “go to guy” whenever we do any media outreach.  Russ, a former radio host, was almost fifty years old before he…