Tag: ADHD

Jun 24
Autism, ADHD, Specific Learning Disorders assessments available in July & August 2024

Are you looking for someone who can complete an assessment with your child?  Well to make things easier, I’ve compiled a list of providers who have availability during July & […]

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 14
15 minutes and $5 to screen for ADHD, autism, anxiety, PTSD, dyslexia and more: a review of the PsychProfiler screening tool

A review of the PsychProfiler tool Formal assessments are expensive, so how do you know if this is something you should look into? I recently tried out a screening tool […]

Aug 08
More children than ever are struggling with developmental concerns. We need to help families connect and thrive.

Unsplash, CC BY Andrew Whitehouse, The University of Western Australia Early childhood has received a great deal of attention in recent weeks, as Australia has sought to understand ways to […]

Aug 08
Is it anxiety or ADHD, or both? How to tell the difference and why it matters

How to tell if it's anxiety, ADHD or both and why it matters for treatment.

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?

May 19
8 tips for prepping school lunches for neurodivergent kids

School lunches can be tricky - especially if you're trying to prepare a food for the pickiest of eaters.