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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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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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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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Support Group event (ONLINE) – 23 Sept

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ADHD Research, Health Services and School Engagement with Alex Latouche. Date: Wed 23 September 2020 Time: 7.00pm-8:30pm (Sydney-time) Where: ONLINE This will be the first time Alex Latouche will present to the Macquarie ADHD Parent Support Group. Alex recently published research in the Journal of Attention Disorders, specifically evaluating a specialised ADHD training program for…

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Support Group event (ONLINE) – 22 Sept

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The Impact of Devices on Our Brains, Our Moods & Our Families with Dr Danielle Einstein. Date: Tues 22 September 2020 Time: 7.00pm-8:30pm (Sydney-time) Where: ONLINE As a community we want to embrace technology and ensure devices are used to connect and strengthen our families rather than to divide them. Parenting has always been difficult…

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Support Group event (ONLINE) – 19 Sept

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IDEAS and STRATEGIES for HANDLING ADHD through COVID-19 Date: Sat 19 September 2020 Time: 2.00pm-4.00pm (Sydney-time) Where: ONLINE – via your computer or mobile device (more info after registration) In place of our popular traditional ADHD Awareness Afternoons, during the pandemic, ADDults with ADHD is running innovative, new ADHD Online Events and services that continue to provide…

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FREE ONLINE ADHD COURSE

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FREE ONLINE ADHD COURSE – produced by OLT Australia in partnership with Parents for ADHD Advocacy Australia (PAAA). PAAA in partnership with OnLine Training (Ltd), are thrilled to announce the launch of a new, free online short course on ADHD, available for Australian parents, teachers & the general public! In the past, OLT have partnered…

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NSW reduces school suspensions – SMH 27 August

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NSW NEW BEHAVIOUR STRATEGY COMMITS TO REDUCING SUSPENSIONS IN STUDENTS WITH DISABILITY The Parents for ADHD Advocacy Australia (PAAAA) met with NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell earlier in the year to discuss the draft Behaviour Strategy & Disability Strategy for schools in NSW and how they impact students with ADHD. Thanks to extensive advocacy over…

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Research Participation – 2020 – Monash University (VIC)

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Monash University – Mapping cognitive impulsivity through online testing, where you can participate anywhere – all you need is a computer and a short amount of time. Our team at Monash University is developing an on-line, game-like, cognitive test of impulsivity. Impulsivity is a complex aspect of cognition that includes multiple components.  The chief investigators…

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Productivity Commission into Mental Health – July 2020 update

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ADHD Australia made a submission to the Productivity Commission back in April 2019. In our submission we provided information about ADHD and the measures which can be undertaken to improve individual outcomes in education, workplaces and life, to increase productivity and reduce the economic burden ADHD has within Australia. On 30th June 2020 the Productivity…

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