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 called PsychProfiler. In 15 minutes and for $5 you can screen for 14 of the most common neurodevelopmental and mental health conditions found in children […]
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 relieve the cost pressures on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The NDIS independent review has released its interim report, which noted many more young […]
How to tell if it's anxiety, ADHD or both and why it matters for treatment.
There is a shortage in Perth of a popular ADHD medication - here's what to do if you can't get your meds.
ADHD often shows up with an entourage of co-existing conditions that can complicate diagnosis and treatment. Common co-existing conditons include autism, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Specific Learning Disorders, epilepsy, eating disorders and migraines.
School lunches can be tricky - especially if you're trying to prepare a food for the pickiest of eaters.
Can my child see a paediatrician interstate for diagnosis – either by flying there or via telehealth? Advice from the Department of Health as at 14 March 2023: The Medicines and Poisons Act 2014/Regulations 2016 do not regulate ADHD diagnosis per se, only the prescribing of Schedule 8 stimulant medicines. Unfortunately, the current restrictive requirements of the […]
Perth’s paediatric practices answer questions on what might help fast track access to child development services in Western Australia.