Susan Dunn Morua
Susan Dunn Morua has ADHD and Dyscalculia and she has had a varied career that began with a tour of duty in the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) and later included work in a Christmas tree factory and in retail, and as a taxi driver, a secretary, an insurance agent, a corporate librarian, and as a business owner of RealChanges Ltd (specialising in helping people organise their homes and workplaces), as well as many, varied volunteer jobs.
Susan is also the Chairperson and co-founder of AADD –UK, a national charity that provides information on ADHD as well as a popular ADHD forum. She founded and facilitates the Bristol Adult ADHD Support group which along with AADD-UK has been running continuously since 2007.
On behalf of AADD-UK and the Bristol Adult ADHD Support Group, Susan contributed to NICE Guidelines for ADHD, and contributed to and endorsed the NICE Quality Standards; contributed to various consultations, workshops & roundtables, she appeared on BBC Radio Bristol, Bristol Community Radio, and Radio 4 as well as in Bristol Evening Post and other papers. As a service user representative, she has spoken at national and regional ADHD conferences, been a panellist, advisory group member, study steering committee member, and has given talks to NHS Providers and other organisations.
Susan has a Bachelor of Arts degree (summa cum laude) in Literature and Classics from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Science in Library Science from Catholic University of America (initiated into Beta Phi Mu).
A farmer’s daughter from Barnstaple in Devon, Susan has also lived in Italy as well as various places in the United States.