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10 Top Tips for coping with ADHD as an adult.

Exercise daily; exercise helps to decrease excess energy and helps with concentration and improves the ability to focus. It helps ease depression and anxiety. Accept that you have ADHD but still need to find ways of managing it – society is not always very forgiving! Find a peer group that...

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Resources on the Internet

Adoption Support Fund UK www.adoptionsupportfund.co.uk Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – NHS.UK https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/ Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – NHS.UK https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autism/ SEND Code of Practice- British Dyslexia Association www.bdadyslexia.org.uk SEND Code of Practice: a summary | The Key for School Leaders https://schoolleaders.thekeysupport.com › … › Managing SEN provision

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Contact Information for other Organisations

Adoption Matters www.adoptionmatters.org/ Attachment Aware Schools attachmentawareschools.com Coram www.coram.org.uk/ IPSEA ( Independent Parental Special Education Support) www.ipsea.org.uk/ PAC-UK: www.pac-uk.org/ The Attachment & Trauma Network – ATN https://www.attachmenttraumanetwork.org/ The Bowlby centre Psychotherapy training centre The National Autistic Society | – NAS www.autism.org.uk/ Young Minds https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/conditions/adhd

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Musings from Iceland.

My sister felt that I needed a rest, she took me to Iceland! The weather, I found, is just like home (Manchester) but more extreme. It rains, it is windy, it is grey, in February anyway! They do have snow, which we do not normally… The main difference being that...

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I really must take care of myself….

I have always been told, in a somewhat patronising manner, that I need to take care of myself. I am a parent of a young man who is now 15 who we adopted at the age of 2 1/2. Everyone believes that this is young and therefore how traumatised can...

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Unique Retreat!

Restore, reflect & recharge for Parents/Carers of young people affected by Attachment, Trauma &/or Adoption. Contact me for up coming retreat!

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Free Resources

Attachment theory tips for managing attachment issues. How neuroscience should inform educators.

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Loving Eric

A personal story about Adoption, Attachment, Autism & ADHD. Available from Amazon

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