Links for Identification of Neuro Diversity

Dyslexia

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Channel 4 dyslexia

 

Do you think you are dyslexic? Useful checklist

http://www.channel4.com/life/microsites/D/dyslexia/adults.html

Dyslexia Action

Brief info on where people can be assessed and what it means if you are found to be dyslexic.

http://www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk/Page.aspx?PageId=76

Dyslexia Adults

Information on dyslexia assessment

http://www.dyslexia-adults.com/a2.html

The British Dyslexia Association (BDA)

I think I might be Dyslexic - Adult Dyslexia Checklist.

http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/adultchecklist.html

Getting a Full Assessment for Dyslexia.

http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/about-dyslexia/adults-and-business/getting-a-full-assessment-for-dyslexia-.html

Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder

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Adult ADHD

Adult ADHD Screening Test for Symptoms of ADHD

Includes an Adult 3 page screening tool (PDF) from Harvard University, New York University and the World Health Organization

that can be completed in 5 minutes.

http://www.addcoach4u.com/adultaddtest.html

American Family Physician.

Adult ADHD: Evaluation and Treatment in Family Medicine (Article) Nov 1st 2000

Medical Text with medical references, includes DSMiv Criteria.

http://www.aafp.org/afp/20001101/2077.html

 

HELPGUIDE

 

Adult ADD / ADHD: Recognizing the Symptoms and Managing the Effects.

Includes sections on indicators of adult ADD / ADHD, Adult vs. childhood, executive functioning, indicators specific to women, disordered eating, money management problems, managing adult ADHD, positive aspects, could ADHD actually be a gift?

http://www.helpguide.org/mental/adhd_add_adult_symptoms.html

Northern County Psychiatric Associates

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder: Diagnosis, Coping and Mastery

by Brynes & Watkins.  Interesting text on ADHD in adults, including identification.

Text uses medical terminology such as ‘symptoms’, ‘cures and ‘condition’, suggesting that it adheres to the medical model.

http://www.ncpamd.com/adultadd.htm

Aspergers

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Asperger Adults

Reality of Aspergers in Adulthood A.J. Mahira

Discusses the implications of being ‘diagnosed’ with Aspergers in adulthood.  No real information on indicators.

http://www.aspergeradults.ca/

Aspergers.com

What are the diagnostic criteria of Asperger's Disorder?

List of DSM criteria.

http://www.aspergers.com/aspcrit.htm

National Autistic Society

 

 

How can I get a diagnosis as an adult? Includes aspergers traits and how to bring up the subject with a doctor.

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=255&a=3341

The Asperger Syndrome Foundation

A PDF file titled Diagnosis of Aspergers Syndrome.

http://www.aspergerfoundation.org.uk/infosheets/diagnosis.pdf

Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic

Asperger's Syndrome Guidelines for Assessment and Diagnosis.

Comprehensive and informative text on Aspergers.

http://www.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/autism/asdiagnosis.html#psychological

 

Dyspraxia

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DANDA

A page titled “What is Dyspraxia?” Whilst there is no information on assessment, there is clear information on indicators.

http://www.achieveability.org.uk/extra12.html

Dyspraxia Foundation

Brief web page on diagnosis and treatment of dyspraxia in adults.

http://www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/services/ad_advice.php

 Civil Service

 

Brief information on determining the right sort of assessment.

http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/people/diversity/toolkits/dyspraxia.aspx

Tourette Syndrome

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Tourette’s Disorder

 

Tourettes Disorder Diagnostic Criteria

Discusses and explains the diagnostic criteria of the DSM IV and the ICD 10. 

http://www.tourettes-disorder.com/dsm.html

Tourette Syndrome.net

How is Tourette Syndrome Diagnosed?

Brief description of the diagnosis of Tourette’s.

http://www.tourettesyndrome.net/tourette_primer

Tourette Syndrome Support

 Briefly discusses the diagnosis of Tourettes.

http://www.cwgsy.net/community/tosy/definitions.htm

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