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HADD's mission is to make life better for people affected by ADHD

UCD Babylab Team are currently running a study exploring group differences between children with ADHD within the family and those without.The aim of this study is to help identify if there may be any early indicators for ADHD for future research. Research such as this is in its infancy - excuse the pun!!

A mum-of-two has spoken of her anguish as her seven-year-old has been out of mainstream school for 20 weeks. Naomi Shelton, 33, said young Kade Moneypenny was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in May 2018.

The mum from Calverton, Nottinghamshire, told how "he has always been the class clown and so alarm bells started ringing but after his diagnosis he started getting excluded from school left right and centre."

Why do so many people with ADHD struggle to find relief from their symptoms? From taking away interventions too soon to trying therapy before medication, here are six common obstacles to successful treatment — and how to avoid them.

Asked what they know about attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, many people will likely tell you that it mostly affects children, and mostly boys. However, recent research has shown that neither of these perceptions is entirely true.

STARTING 13th Feb 2019

A practical and positive course, delivered by a professional team, for parents of children aged 5-12 diagnosed with ADHD.

Using ideas and footage from the Parents Plus programme, it offers parents the opportunity to meet and support each other in enhancing their relationship with their child, preventing and dealing with the behavioural difficulties which so often accompany ADHD.

Commencing Wed evening 13th February for 6 weeks

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