‘How I started the ADD-ADHD Cyprus parent support group’
No matter what life you lead, or what type of person you are, there will most probably come a time when you need the support of a person, group or a larger organisation offering information, education and advocacy. My journey to running such an organisation began in London, England, where I was born and grew up. I met and married a charming young Cypriot and, before long, the sunshine beckoned us to his homeland. For more than 30 years, we faced whatever life threw at us: difficulties with language, religion, culture and even a multitude of medical problems. Through these bittersweet experiences we always counted our blessings, drew strength from each other and raised two adopted children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Andria was born in 1987 with ADHD inattentive-type and Aaron was born in 1992 with ADHD combined-type.
ADHD in practice 2009; 1(3): 19–21
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