I have ADHD – Here is what I wish more people understood about it

Libi Boroda, our volunteer Social Media Manager, shares her experience growing up with ADHD. This article was first published on Perspective The Blog in July 2020. Disclaimer: As obvious by the title, I have ADHD. As such, this article may jump all over the place. I will probably go off on a tangent, switch to […]

ADHD community share their personal stories with the Senate Inquiry into ADHD

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Over 650 people contributed to a community submission report to the Senate Inquiry into ADHD, proudly facilitated by ADHD Australia. People with ADHD, parents, carers, teachers, researchers and medical professionals responded to the survey to call on the government to deliver urgent reforms. ADHD Australia CEO, Melissa Webster said “it was essential that we include […]

How are our schools managing with the increase in ADHD cases?

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The last few years have seen an explosion in the number of people being diagnosed with ADHD. So how are our schools coping? GUEST: Dr Patrick Concannon, developmental paediatrician and board member of ADHD Australia  Listen to the podcast here.

UNCUT/OFF AIR – A lesson in ADHD

UNCUT/OFF AIR - A lesson in ADHD

Professor Michael Kohn gives Hughesy and Erin some fascinating insight into the world of ADHD in this week’s edition of Uncut/Off Air.

Adult ADHD – when the developmental disorder goes undiagnosed

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

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.

Disability Royal Commission – have your say now – Oct 2020

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 […]