For us here at SPACE every month is ADHD Awareness Month, but October is the time when the whole community shouts at the same time.
We hoped that by now we wouldn’t still need to tell people about ADHD, we’ve been telling people for years but the message still hasn’t fully got through so throughout the year and especially in October we share key bits of information about ADHD. What it is, what it isn’t, which “facts” are actually myths and probably most importantly that the never-ending stereotype of 10 year old boys bouncing off classrooms walls isn’t the only way it presents.
For the rest of the month (and with slightly less fanfare, every month after that) we’ll be sharing facts, information, quotes and other interesting ADHD titbits to help you feel more informed.
We’d also love you to get involved. If you see things on our public Facebook page, Twitter account or Instagram and feel able to share them, like them or comment on them, then please do. If you know somebody that would benefit from visiting our website feel free to share the link. If you have questions that we can answer for you, let us know.
Over the next month we will be sharing opportunities for you to tell us what you think, share your experiences and have your say. bot on our websites and on our social media channels. We have an online community for parents and carers of children with ADHD and that community isn’t just about the three people that officially run this charity, it’s a community for parents and carers of children with ADHD. Ignorance and stigma around ADHD harms our families and their wider communities
We’re going to be as creative as we can in the time allowed to shout from the rooftops about ADHD and we’d love you all to get on the roof and shout with us.
Happy ADHD Awareness Month
The SPACE Team