Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group
Thanks to Ryan Painter and Sandra Goth for helping to make this happen. Ryan's Facebook post on it.
That the Board of Education of School District No. 61 (Greater Victoria) direct the Board Chair to write a letter to the Minister of Education requesting a timeline on when the Minister will add
ADHD as a stand-alone designation in special education in order to streamline receiving accommodations and IEPs.
Video of Ryan’s motion starts off with Christie Duncan at 27.08 with the education committee report on the motion on IEPsForADHD
2nd part of it is on another video
See which of your local BC school trustees candidates that supported ADHD students and commited to ask BCNDP education minister Rob Fleming when he'll keep his promise for #IEPsForADHD were elected.
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When's the next Meeting?
Meeting Location & Map
Here's some Vancouver ADHD related links
CHADD Vancouver ADD Support Group
Vancouver, BC Area ADHD Related Support Groups and Organizations
List of People known to Diagnose/Treat ADHD in Metro Vancouver
If you want to be on the e-mail reminder list for the meetings of CHADD Vancouver, please email me and I'll add you to the list
The non-profit Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group was started by Pete Quily who is an Adult ADHD Coach who has ADHD in 2004. We're the Adult ADHD group of CHADD Vancouver. (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder), started in 1996, an international non-profit group focusing on support and education and resources for children with ADD and their parents and adults with ADD.
We have members from Whistler to Delta to Mission. We're the only Adult ADHD Support Group in BC
For more BC CHADD Chapters and ADD related support groups, please visit Vancouver, BC Area ADD Related Non-Profit Support Groups & Other Organizations
For the national chapters, visit CHADD CANADA and CHADD USA.
5% of the adult population has ADHD. Approximately 90% of adults with ADHD are undiagnosed and untreated. Untreated ADHD can lead to major negative consequences in life.
This group is specifically oriented to deal with adult ADHD issues and concerns.
It is a peer support group and a forum where information about adult ADD can be exchanged. It’s a place where you can:
The meetings will usually be a combination of focus on one topic relating to ADHD in adults and peer support.
Confidentiality is very important; so anything that's being said during the meeting has to stay between the members. That way people will feel comfortable in sharing their true thoughts and feelings. Please join us. I'll always post the day and topic of the next meeting on this page.
If you want to be on the mailing list of the meetings of the Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group and CHADD Vancouver, please email me and I'll add you to the list
or call me at 604-263-6997
Adult ADHD Coach
Vancouver Adult ADD Support Group Leader
Please don't wear perfume or cologne to the meetings, some of our members are chemically sensitive.
Yes, this means you too. Not just other people. Thanks.
Date: March 5th. 6.30-8.30 pm.
Topic: Mindfulness and Meditation. What has worked for you and how did you adapt it to work with your unique ADHD brain? What problems have you encountered?
Discussion leader: Pete Quily Adult ADHD Coach.
If you have any questions please
Our meetings take place in the basement at Raven Song Community Health Centre. It's at 2450 Ontario Street, Vancouver. 2 blocks west of Main St, and 1/2 a block north of Broadway. It has free parking in front, and the 99 B line stops there as well as the #3 main bus, #9, #8, and #19. It can fit 60 people.
We meet the 1st Tuesday of the month. The CHADD Vancouver meeting is the 3rd Tuesday of the month.