Accessing Post-Secondary Accommodations When You Have ADHD – What You Need to Know
Written by Heidi Bernhardt In the fall of 2015 CADDAC released our paper Understanding ADHD as a Disability in the Post-Secondary Environment. CADDAC wrote this paper after on-going feedback from parents and students stating that post-secondary institu
1,000,000 Canadians Struggle with eating disorders. Source. "Eating Disorders affect people of all genders, sexual orientations, ages, socioeconomic class, abilities, races, and ethnic backgrounds. That is why, from February 1st to 7th every year, Eati
On January the 29th CADDAC was notified by Patrick Dicerni, the Assistant Deputy Minister and Executive Officer of the Drugs and Devices Division at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, that Ontario will publicly reimburse INTUNIV XR® (guanfacine
Bell Let’s Talk - Mental Health: Every Action Counts - What About ADHD?
Written by Heidi Bernhardt Bell Let's Talk is on Wednesday January 29th. When I first heard this year’s Bell Let’s Talk theme, Mental Health: Every Action Counts, my immediate reaction was, yes let’s actively start to include ADHD in the discussion! Th
What is something you wish your extended family understood about having ADHD?
#ADHDSpeaks helps us to elevate the voices and experiences of people from ADHD communities. We asked what you wished your extended family knew about having ADHD and here is what you said. "I love you. If I said…wait, I am sure I have said something off
I'm a University Professor and I'm interested in helping with ADHD advocacy. I was diagnosed in 2014 when I was 49 - about the same time I was hospitalized and had surgery for heart disease. Though quite fit at the time (I have a strong "H" component i