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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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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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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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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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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 2020

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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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