Supporting parents/carers of children with ADHD


A voluntary, independent, non-funded, support group for this neuro-developmental condition & all its comorbidities

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Our May newsletter is out. Read the latest news from ADHD Richmond


CaptureApril 23 deadline: Have your say about the activities grants in this survey by SENDFamilyVoice Win £50! The survey takes app. 10 minutes or, if you’d rather comment through us at ADHD Richmond, you can let our own parent, Amy-Lou Barker, know. She’s representing ADHD Richmond at meetings and will take your points to the sessions in May and June. Drop her a line via


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April 26:  we have secured the services of a truly eminent developmental neuroscience lecturer for this Talk. Dr Frances Knight  is one of the UK’s leading researchers into sleep deprivation and how it affects ADHD. This is a topic not to be missed. It’s your chance to question a top scientist.

Book now by email:

Although our Talks are free, anyone wishing to donate should visit:



April 26 starts: ADHD Richmond & Achieving for Children offer the next WhyTry programme for Yrs 9-11 youngsters

Why Try? is a group for young people in Richmond in Years 9, 10 or 11 who have a diagnosis of ADHD and may be struggling at home or at school. Why Try? is a strengths-based approach to helping young people overcome their challenges and improve their futures.

The group meets weekly at Clarendon School 4.30pm after school for eight to 10 weeks and focuses on motivation and emotional health as well as having fun!

Please contact us asap to put a young person forward:

See our why-try-10 flyer



April 27 starts: ADHD Richmond has been awarded a contract, by Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group, to provide, to Kingston parents of children with ADHD, post-diagnosis information sessions. These are already open to Richmond families as well. Our ADHD advisor, Val Ivens, runs them. Book your FREE place via

Anyone wishing to donate should visit:


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April 27: Our friends at Connections in Mind have an Executive Function course starting April 27. Bettina Hohnen spoke to our Group in January and now invites you to take part in this 6 -part course for £375



April 30: Calling all teenagers with #ADHD or #SEN – Disco 5-8pm.  Richmond Mencap run these sessions at the OSO Centre, 49 Station Road, Barnes (behind the church): their friendly Youth Club includes a live DJ, karaoke, Wii games, card/board games, art and craft table, nail bar and chill out zone. £5 per person includes  fresh stone baked pizza and drink.  All with mild/moderate learning disabilities and social communication difficulties welcome. This is a respite activity for parents, carers and keyworkers to ‘Drop and Go’

Other dates are 21st May and 25th June. To book this activity, please contact Richmond Mencap direct. Tel: 020 8744 1923


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A pilot scheme is being offered to 20 families in Richmond whose children have had a neurodevelopmental/CAMHS assessment, between November 2016 and March 2017, through the neurodevelopmental assessment team based at Springfield Hospital. They would like to provide you with the opportunity to discuss the findings with a local Educational Psychologist from Achieving for Children. Phone: 020 8487 5464, or you can email:



May 4 starts: Tell your teachers/practitioners etc … about this ADHD training programme for Richmond and Kingston



May 6: ADHD Richmond Play/Meet-Up . Our next monthly Saturday morning  session from 10am. Meet others with ADHD at the adventure playground in Marble Hill Park.
This is a SEN specific session and is FREE of charge.
Please email our new Steering Group member, Jenny Cooper: to let her know you’ll be going

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May 9:  ADHD Richmond is delighted to have secured the time of Dr Newman, the clinical lead for Richmond CAMHS. He is also an Hon. Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at St George’s, University of London. He has written and published on a number of subjects, including risk assessments in child-care. He also has a special interest in psychological trauma.
Book now by email:      Any donations are welcome


May 24 eve talk

May 24: ADHD Richmond welcomes back Dr Steer. She trains our teachers, practitioners, social work teams etc … to understand ADHD. Whatever comorbidities your child has, come and meet her & discuss. Her colleague, Dr Basu, has many years experience working in the field of child and adolecent mental health. In addition to her direct work with families she also provides consultations to schools.
Book now by email: Any donations are welcome


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We have printed ADHD handouts for Richmond Upon Thames & Kingston Upon Thames  which will be available at our Talks on Tuesday April 25 and Wednesday April 26. Please come and collect to hand out to GP surgeries, schools etc…



We have opened a continuous donations site so you can always offer a little towards helping our voluntary grow even more with further subsidised workshops, FREE talks, school visits and publicity. Find the JustGiving page in the right-hand column


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We have re-printed our Handbook, so if you’d like a FREE copy come to any of our Talks. Anyone wishing to donate can do so easily


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These are the evening Talks we have arranged for you in 2017. Anyone wishing to donate should visit:

You MUST book for each event –  Email:

Please  print/email/deliver this flyer to your GP surgery, hospital, library, school etc.



These are the FREE daytime Talks in 2017 we have arranged so far. Please make a note in your diary now of them all. Anyone wishing to donate should visit:

You MUST book for each event –  Email:

Please  print/email/deliver this flyer to your GP surgery, hospital, library, school etc…


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