ADHD Conference Opened in Twaiq Palace

14 January 2012

Riyadh, October 26. Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, who is also the Honorary President of the “Attention Deficit – Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)” Society opened last night at Twaiq Palace, five-day activities of the Second International ADHD Conference, organized by King Faisal…

ADHD Society thanks SABIC for Support

1 October 2011

Fifteen percent of the population in the Kingdom suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), more than three times the global average. It was revealed by Prince Saud bin Abdullah, chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu and chairman of SABIC, who received at SABIC headquarters in Riyadh…

Prince Saud receives ADHD Society delegation at SABIC headquarters

25 September 2011

Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thenayan Al-Saud, Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu and Chairman of SABIC, received at SABIC headquarters in Riyadh on September 25 a delegation from the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Support Society, which included Dr. Suad Al-Yamani, Chairman of the Society. The…

Sarah Wright: Seminar on ADHD Coaching

4 December 2010

I’m very pleased to share with you that in a few days I’ll be in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to present a five-day seminar on ADHD and Coaching. I have been working with Jeremy Varnham, Manager, and Dr. Suad al Yamani, Director of the Saudi ADHD Support Group for several months to prepare…

Saudi FDA Participates in the International Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD ) Day

4 October 2010

The Saudi FDA participated in the 3rd. Abqari Festival organized by ADHD Society on the advent of the International ADHD Day at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center during the period 20-21 Shawal 1431 AH. SFDA participated in the festival through its www.jeelalghad.com/website which was under the auspice of HRH…

AFTA Suhoor with Princess Modhi bint Khaled

8 August 2010

The ADHD Society (AFTA) is to host a charity Ramadan suhur party with the support of Princess Modhi bint Khaled to raise funds to help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The event is to be held on Aug. 18 at the Al-Multaqa Center for Women in Riyadh. Proceeds from…

Forum focuses on ADHD worries

10 November 2009

Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland Prince Muhammad bin Nawaf attended a conference on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the InterContinental Hotel in Riyadh. The event, which began on Saturday and runs through Wednesday, is being sponsored by the Saudi ADHD Support Group with…

KFSH ties up with US body for ADHD treatment

14 February 2009

The ADHD Support Group at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH/RC) is seeking a tie-up with the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) to raise the standard of healthcare services and early diagnosis of persons with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Dr. David Taylor, President AAP, and its Executive…

M-E could host Olympics: Phelps

28 January 2009

The Middle East is capable of holding Olympic Games, according to sports icons Carl Lewis and Michael Phelps, who ruled the Games in track and field and swimming respectively. From questions about Phelps’ struggles with attention deficit disorder to Lewis’ take on the racial makeup of most of the world’s…

Support group plans drive to raise ADHD awareness

26 December 2008

The Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Support Group is planning to educate government departments, hospitals and members of the public about the need to provide help to children who suffer from the condition. Details of the plan were revealed by Dr. Suad Al-Yamani, president of the ADHD Support Group, while…

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