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ADDISS holds regular Conferences and events throughout the UK to connect with hard to reach communities, families adults and professional.
WE have a small paid staff and rely heavily on our volunteers who are very committed to supporting the organisation and the work we do.
ADHD may have serious consequences, which can include under-performance at school, depression, problems with relationships, problems finding and keeping a job, and criminal behaviour.
ADHD exists in conjunction with many other conditions whose symptoms can overlap and mask those of ADHD such as Asperger’s syndrome, language disorder, dyspraxia, and obsessive compulsive disorder.
What makes ADDISS different
ADDISS was established in 1995 and is the only national UK Charity supporting individuals, parents and families diagnosed or seeking diagnosis of ADHD We provide the only national ADHD helpline
The CEO Andrea Bilbow received her OBE in 2013 for supporting families in the UK with the condition and campaigning for better services to diagnose and provide treatment of ADHD for over 20 years
We publish a regular newsletter with high quality articles covering up-to-date news and research on ADHD as well as practical tips to help manage the condition
The professional advisory board of top academics and medical professionals ensure the information and training we provide is accurate and evidence based
We hold all the people and families we support at the heart of our organisation