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Factors Contributing to Higher Education Success

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We are looking for current and former higher education students to complete an online survey that will take approximately 30 minutes. The purpose of this study is to examine the factors contributing to higher education success for neurodivergent students. The study poses minimal risk and likely no direct benefit to current or former higher education students…

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Support Group event (ONLINE) – 11 March

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‘14 Best Best Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD’ with  Dr Russell Barkley. Date: Thurs 11 March 2021 Time: 7.00pm till 9.00pm (includes question time) Where: ONLINE Dr Barkley will be discussing his ‘14 Best Best Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD’ online Thursday, 11th March @ 7pm. As he approaches the end…

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Adult ADHD – when the developmental disorder goes undiagnosed – is profiled on Channel 7’s ‘The Morning Show’ – 9 Feb 2021

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Professor Michael Kohn, Chair of ADHD Australia, spoke about ADHD and separates the symptoms from the diagnosis in his discussion with Channel 7’s The Morning Show’s hosts Kylie Gillies and Larry Emdur. Professor Kohn spoke about ADHD, separating the “symptoms from the diagnosis and connects the two [verifying the importance] to speak with their GP…

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Minister for Health, Hon Greg Hunt, announces ADHD medication for adults added to the PBS – 29 January 2021

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From the 1st February 2021 the first long acting ADHD medication will be made available to adults on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Why does ADHD Australia support the announcement. ADHD Australia Limited was established from a need to stand up for, and support, people impacted by ADHD in order to optimise positive outcomes for…

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Research Participation – 2020 DEC – University of Western Australia (WA-Online)

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University of Western Australia – Engaging Parents in Online Interventions for their child’s behaviour problems. Our team at the University of Western Australia is developing a study which aims to better understand Online Interventions for their Child’s Behaviour Problems by Using Action Planning.  . Online parenting programs can help support parents to improve their child’s…

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Research Participation – 2020 NOV – Monash University (VIC)

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Monash University – Social and cognitive function in ADHD Teens. Our team at Monash University is developing a study which aims to better understand the link between inattention and impulsivity, and social skills in ADHD for teens.  The chief investigators of this research project are: Professor Kim Cornish (Director – Turner Institute for Brain and…

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Disorder Lacks the right attention – (Daily Telegraph) 2 November 2020

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Angira Bharadwaj from the Daily Telegraph speak with Rachel Worsley from Neurodiversity Media about ADHD. Ms Rachel Worsley spoke with Angira Bharadwaj, from the Daily Telegraph, about how she feels that “Australians with ADHD are flying under the medical radar, struggling to find the support they need,” according to new research. The research she mentioned…

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‘ADHD – Under the Radar’ report highlights gaps in support and is profiled on Channel 7’s ‘The Morning Show’ – 29 Oct 2020

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Dr Patrick Concannon (ADHD Australia Board Member) and Ms Manish Amin (mother of a 16 year old with ADHD) spoke about ADHD, the stigma and challenges which people live with everyday which the report highlighted. Dr Concannon spoke about the relevance of the report in highlighting the gaps and priorities which the ADHD community (parents…

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Angie Hilton, from Destination Happiness, interviews Rose Callaghan during ADHD Awareness month – 29 October 2020

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Rose Callaghan, ADHD Australia Ambassador spoke with Angie Hilton, from Destination Happiness via an online chat, about being a comedian and the challenges of everyday life as an adult living with ADHD. Click HERE to listen to the full article on the Destination Happiness YouTube channel. This and other Destination Happiness videos by Angie Hilton…

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Why is ADHD still so Stigmatised? – from Triple J’s The Hack program – 29 October 2020

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Triple J HACK’s reporter Ange McCormack speaks with Rachel Worsley and Professor Michael Kohn about and asks “Why is ADHD still so stigmatised?” as Australians with the disorder call for greater awareness and support. Posted on the Triple J’s Hack website on Thu 29 Oct 2020. Rachel a 27-year-old business owner from Sydney, and you’ll…

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