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A full report regarding my Asperger’s diagnosis came from the Maudsley. It contained a new nugget: I have ADHD.

Now this was a surprise. I knew I was being tested for it, but I’m so sedate I didn’t think anything would come of it… 202 more words

" And all of a sudden..."

I was diagnosed with Asperger’s. That’s right, with all the other stuff, I’m on the Autistic Spectrum (ooo shiny neon).

The people at the Maudsley are smart. 330 more words

How I Sought Help

Getting a diagnosis in the UK for ADHD as an adult is not easy.  Especially if you have ADHD.  My decision to ask for help wasn’t because of a ‘straw that broke the camel’s back’ moment, but more a build up of disappointments, mistakes and an unmanageable feeling of being overwhelmed with perimenopausal symptoms, ill parents and small children.   861 more words

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