Tag: ADHD medication

Apr 30
Perth Paediatricians & Psychiatrist Availability Updates

I share the latest updates on paediatrician availability here.  Things change very quickly so check back often for updates.  If you have an update you would like to include please […]

Mar 14
Is it ADHD? Rule these conditions out first

There are several conditions that can mimic or exacerbate the symptoms of ADHD so it's worth ruling these conditions out before being referred to a paediatrician for an ADHD assessment.

Aug 01
The Vyvanse shortage: what to do if you can’t get your meds

There is a shortage in Perth of a popular ADHD medication - here's what to do if you can't get your meds.

Jul 28
Why you need to know about conditions that often show up with ADHD

ADHD often shows up with an entourage of co-occuring conditions that can complicate diagnosis and treatment. Common co-occurring conditons include autism, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Specific Learning Disorders, epilepsy, eating disorders and migraines.

Jul 26
Paediatricians: No wait, interstate?

Another parent has just told you they got an interstate paediatrician appointment within three weeks, diagnosis and medications. Is it legit or too good to be true?

Jul 25
How do I get my ADHD child to eat?

One question that has come up again and again is: what can you do when your child with ADHD has lost their appetite and won’t gain weight? How do I get food into them when they’re not hungry?