Tag: neurodiversity

Effective strategies for managing ADHD in adults

How does ADHD present in adults? Whilst we all know the classic presentation of ADHD in children, and the conventional treatment route with childhood diagnosis, the presentation in adults may be more complex. Adults who have only been recently diagnosed may have developed coping mechanisms, which may or may not be successful, in order to […]

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ACT for autism and related disorders

Research, articles, reviews and other resources about autism The Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science (JCBS), published by the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS), has recently produced a special issue on the topic of Autism.  ACT is a particularly useful therapy for autistic young people as it can help them to build important life skills […]

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Mental health and neurodiversity in young people: what can we do?

The picture currently painted by NHS Digital1 in England is clear; sadly the scale of poor mental health in our population of children and young people is staggering.  In their report dated November 22 from the MHCYP 2017 survey, which has data from 2017, 2020 and 2021, 18% of children between 7 and 16 and […]

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