My ADHD Diagnosis Took Three Decades

October is ADHD Awareness Month, and the Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC) is raising awareness about the presence and impact of ADHD on women and girls.

I wasn’t diagnosed with ADHD until the age of 36, and this was largely because my son had been diagnosed seven months prior. If it weren’t for him inheriting this part of my genetics, I may never have discovered my own neurodiversity.

The CADDAC is asking women and girls to share their experiences with being diagnosed and living with ADHD.

Read my responses on Neurodiversified.

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Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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