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Support Group event (NSW) – 12 March – POSTPONED

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The next parent talk scheduled for the evening Thursday, 12 March 2020 has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. The Macquarie ADHD Parent Support Group are awaiting further details for the opportunity to reschedule Alex Latouche’s presentation about differentiating between health services and engaging with your school. There are other parent talks planned for the…

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Research Participation 2020 (Online) – Monash University (VIC)

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Monash University – School of Psychological Sciences, is undertaking research into the Diagnosis and Management of Children with Autism and ADHD (DAMCAA) Study. An easy to complete survey that promises to offer some great insights into barriers/ challenges faced by families. The DAMCAA study is looking for families across Australia who have a child aged…

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Support Group event (NSW) – 18 Feb – ANNOUNCING NEWCASTLE & THE HUNTER VALLEY’S 1ST SOCIAL MEETUP

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WHEN: Tuesday, 18 February 2020. TIME: 12:15 pm to 2:15 pm. WHERE: Suspension Espresso, 3 Beaumont Street Islington, (Newcastle) NSW 2296. ANNOUNCING NEWCASTLE & THE HUNTER VALLEY’S 1ST SOCIAL MEETUP. Exclusively for adults with ADHD and partners or parents of someone who has ADHD. Why You Should Come Life can be challenging with ADHD. One…

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Resumption of supply of INTUNIV® 1mg and VYVANSE® 70mg within Australia

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Shire (a Takeda company), is the manufacturer of VYVANSE and INTUNIV which unfortunately had experienced some interruption of the supply of both medications over the Christmas holiday period. ADHD Australia has been in contact with Shire, who manufactures INTUNIV 1mg and VYVANSE 70mg, and I am pleased to advise that both products have now returned…

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Interruption in supply of VYVANSE 70mg within Australia

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Shire (a Takeda company), is the manufacturer of VYVANSE who have unfortunately experienced an interruption to their manufacturing for the VYVANSE 70mg. This has resulted in a shortage within Australia of this 70mg dosage strength only. They expect the supply of the VYVANSE 70mg will return to normal in February 2020. ADHD Australia has been…

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Support Group event (NSW) – 7 Dec

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IN SYDNEY – Saturday 7 December 2019. ADDults with ADHD’s next popular community ‘ADHD AWARENESS AFTERNOON’ will look at ‘ADHD In The Workplace’ WHERE: St Barnabas Centre, 57-61 Mountain St, ULTIMO (near Broadway) TIME: 2.00 PM – 4.30 PM (includes afternoon tea at the end of the session) ABOUT THE SEMINAR Workplaces are meant to support…

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ADHD Australia launches its new website – 5 December

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ADHD Australia officially launched its new website on Thursday 5th December at a function hosted by the Westmead Hospital Foundation. At the event were representatives from each of the organisations involved in the collaborative approach made to the funder of the project, IMB Bank Community Foundation. IMB was represented by Ms Rachael Core who is…

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CEO update, 11 November 2019

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Good afternoon, ADHD Australia has been more active in the media since May and have had, most notably, representations on national TV and radio as well as in the national press. Media and online 1. On 30 July 2019, Mr Jeffrey Choy shared with Dr Hugh Morgan and with Studio Ten’s host, Sarah Harris, why…

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Annual General Meeting – Sat 23 November 2019

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In accordance with the ADHD Australia Limited constitution, the organisation will be holding its next AGM on Saturday 23 November 2019, commencing at 11.00am (Sydney EDS time). The link for the PUBLIC NOTICE of ADHD Australia’s fifth AGM can be found below. Public Notice of AGM – 23 Nov 2019

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‘I thought I was a loser, now I have the answer’: rise in adult ADHD

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Catherine Cook had a sudden moment of clarity the day her 10-year-old son was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). “They told me it was hereditary and I thought, ‘Uh-oh, that’s me,’ the Sydney mother-of-two said. Ms Cook, 34, has a vague memory of being told she had attention deficit disorder when she was…

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