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ESSAY regarding medication breaks or not for ADHD

By DR KIM PEDLOW (GP interest neurodevelopmental disorder) Do we need to advise ADHD patients to take the following medication continuously? That is treatment with methylphenidate and dexamphetamine. This would include short-acting such as Ritalin, dexamphetamine, the longer acting preparations such as Ritalin LA,  Concerta, Lisdexamphetamine (Vyvanse). Unless there is a very good reason for

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Experience with the caring circle

Dr Kim Pedlow (GP with interest neurodevelopmental disorder) Recently I have been thinking about my place in the scheme of things as a GP with an interest in neurodevelopmental disorder. Like most professionals involved in this area we have cases in the family and I have witnessed first hand the effect. My/our network now looks

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Save the date for the Abrolhos Group conference . “Teach them how to catch fish”. Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7. At WACRH Geraldton

Please come to our conference, during the Shore Leave Festival and the salty networking following. Our conference will speak to health and education. We shall link with the inaugural Shore Leave festival May 6-9 in Geraldton. Abrolhos Group conference ” Teach them how to catch fish “  will showcaseassessment and management of neurodevelopmental disorders. Will be at WACRH in Geraldton. They have wonderful

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Good News

The Abrolhos group is pleased to report that since February 2019 we have Assessed 250 cases, mainly children, 12% aboriginal. Performed 150 full educational psychometric assessments in the form of WISC V the majority of these children were diagnosed with a neurodevelopmental disorder such as autism, ADHD, central auditory processing disorder, dyslexia, dysgraphia. 40 new

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