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

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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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Support Group event (ONLINE) – 19 November

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‘Common Traits of ADHD: Comorbidities, Hyperfocus & Emotions’ with Dr Patrick Concannon Date: Thurs 19 November 2020 Time: 7.30pm-9:00pm (Sydney-time) Where: ONLINE The final webinar of the year by the Macquarie ADHD Parent Support Group will cover a range of aspects and common traits of ADHD. Dr Patrick Concannon, a retired Developmental Paediatrician, will speak…

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ADHD Australia launches its National ADHD Community Gaps and Priorities Report – 24 October 2020

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ADHD Australia launches today its report ‘ADHD Australia National Survey Report: the voice of the ADHD community – highlighting the Gaps and Priorities of ADHD within Australia.’ ADHD Australia are utilising these, and other, findings to shape its strategic work plan for the next three to five years, as well as guide engagement, communications and…

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Disability Royal Commission – have your say now – Oct 2020

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ADHD Australia would like to encourage the ADHD community to make their own submissions into the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. This Royal Commission will investigate and report on the experiences and conditions in all settings including schools and workplaces. ADHD Australia believes it is very important for…

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ONLINE event – 28 October

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The Neurodiversity Symposium, this year, has the theme of: ‘from education to the workplace, enabling people with dyslexia, ADHD and autism to thrive.‘ Date: Wed 28 October 2020 Time: 9.00am – 2pm (Brisbane-time) Where: ONLINE – via your computer or mobile device. The Neurodiversity Symposium covers a wide range of topics, educating the community on…

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ADDults with ADHD Annual Conference (ONLINE) – Saturday 24 October

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ADDults with ADHD are having their annual conference this year but it will be held online. Date: Saturday 24 October 2020 Time: 9.00am-4.00pm (Sydney-time) Where: ONLINE – via your computer or mobile device (more info after registration) This is an Online Event for adults dealing with ADHD in themselves, their family, friends and colleagues. LIMITED…

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Support Group event (ONLINE) – 22 October

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ADHD Q&A with Lou Brown. Date: Thurs 22 October 2020 Time: 7.30pm-9:00pm (Sydney-time) Where: ONLINE Lou Brown is an ADHD Coach, Consultant, Educator & Advocate, and manages the website Thriving with ADHD. Prior to becoming a coach, Lou was a Registered Nurse for over 17 years. She left her nursing career behind when she and…

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ADHD Support Group Parenting Course (WA) – starting October 2020

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The ADHD WA team is happy to inform you that we are opening the registrations for two groups starting in October.   ‘Parenting Kids with ADHD’ Group ADHD WA is offering a 6-session group intervention focused on additional parenting strategies for ADHD, at a cost of $80 per session for members of ADHD WA only.…

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Support Group event (ONLINE) – 20 Oct

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The Neurobiology of ADHD with Prof Valsamma Eapen, Infant, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Date: Tues 20 October 2020 Time: 7.00pm-8:30pm (Sydney-time) Where: ONLINE This session will trace the pathophysiology of ADHD from genes to behaviour with a particular focus on the genetic and neurobiological factors that underpin the translation of biological vulnerability to clinically significant…

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