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ABOUT US

ADHD awareness month came about by the shared vision of a group of individuals with the goal of advocating for children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD. Through awareness we aim to facilitate acceptance of this real problem, and provide a means for the application of state of the art scientific research.

ADHD AWARENESS WINDSOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE:

Sharon Burey MD  FRCPC  MPLc (Consultant Behavioural Pediatrician)
Joe Casey PhD (Department of Psychology at the University of Windsor)
Bev Clarke (Former Executive Director of LDA Windsor-Essex County)
Greg Trepanier MEd (Formerly Psychological Services in the GECDSB)

MISSION STATEMENT

To raise awareness about ADHD in the community and through education, aid in the destigmatization of this condition.

What is ADHD

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, is a neurobiological biological disorder that affects 5-12% of school-aged children and about 4% of adults.

  • Untreated ADHD may lead to substance abuse.
  • Untreated ADHD may lead to school failure, early sexual activity, and increased driving accidents.
  • Most children and adults with ADHD have other co-associated conditions, like Learning Disability, ODD, CD, Anxiety or Depression.
  • There are effective psychological, educational, and medical treatments available for ADHD.