Weʼve raised £640 to support the voluntary work of ADHD Richmond and Kingston in memory of Alastair Yates
- Richmond and Kingston, UK
- Funded on Monday, 10th December 2018
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This is the Just Giving page set up in memory of Alastair Yates.
Alastair was the Chair of ADHD Richmond and Kingston and passed away suddenly on 26th July 2018.
ADHD Richmond & Kingston is a voluntary support group for parents and carers of children and young people with the neuro-developmental condition – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and its comorbidities.
ADHD affects the neurotransmitters’ ability to transfer messages though the frontal lobes of the brain causing problems such as poor attention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. It is estimated that about 5% of children have ADHD. Unfortunately, this condition is much misunderstood.
ADHD Richmond and Kingston offers free support and information to parents and carers and helps to raise awareness of this condition. Alastair worked tirelessly for the group since joining in 2011 bringing with him exceptional communication skills from his career in broadcasting. He was fully engaged in activities such as training teachers from local schools to gain a greater understanding of ADHD, organising daytime and evening monthly talks for parents/carers and professionals, arranging social events and activities for the children and young people, managing a comprehensive website and the group’s social media and producing an ADHD Handbook.
ADHD Richmond and Kingston is run entirely by volunteers and donations to date have been spent on printing our Handbooks, leaflets, banners, and on Audio Visual equipment for use in the seminars.
Alastair’s family has kindly requested donations in Alastair’s memory to be made to ADHD Richmond and Kingston so that parents and carers can continue to be provided with the highest quality provision.
Thank you so much for visiting this page and for your support.
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Sep 6, 2018
To follow as best we can what Alastair led and to develop further as he would have wanted.
Sep 3, 2018
Alastair was a huge help and he will be greatly missed. Sending my special thoughts to his family. Kind regards, The Walker Family
Sep 1, 2018
Incredibly sad to hear of Alastair's death. We have lost such an advocate for us all in his support for ADHD Richmond. What a lovely man - his family are in my thoughts.
Aug 31, 2018
In loving memory of Alistair - We will always remember his beautiful smile and happy disposition, rest in peace.Tony and Linda Lomas
Aug 28, 2018
Shocking news re Alastair, sorely missed...
Aug 26, 2018
Aug 24, 2018
so sad, such a kind man who showed genuine concern for others, he will be missed
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