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Short interruption of one week only in supply of INTUNIV 2mg within Australia

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Shire (a Takeda company), the manufacturer of INTUNIV, has recently experienced a supply interruption which has resulted in a shortage of INTUNIV 2mg in Australia. To ensure ongoing access to INTUNIV, Shire has made available INTUNIV 2mg sample packs which are normally provided to doctors as starter packs. This is expected to cover patient needs…

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Support Group events across Australia – POSTPOSED

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ADHD Australia has been monitoring the official Australian Government Health Advice about Covid-19 and has been in contact with the various Support Groups across the country. All of the Support Groups meetings and events are now not able to go ahead, which is in line with the Government Health Advice. Until the official health advice…

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Research Participation (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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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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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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Research Participation (Online) – ADHD and medications

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The University of Sydney is undertaking research into the ‘Factors influencing medication-taking in people with ADHD.’ This USYD research project is looking to recruit 400 persons who have been diagnosed with, and taking prescribed medication for, ADHD to take part in this study. Study participant recruitment commences 1 October 2019. Study participant recruitment will cease…

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Research Participation (Online-UK) – ADHD motor development

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The University of Surrey in the UK is undertaking an online research survey into the ‘disconnect between motor milestone achievement and motor development in ADHD with implications for intervention.’ This research project is totally online and each participant can participate in any or all of the sections of the study. It is totally up to…

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NSW Department of Education Interim Report now released and available for public comment

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The NSW Curriculum Review Interim Report is now available. It has been developed by the Review Lead, Professor Geoff Masters, as a basis for consultation on the broad directions for reform it identifies. It considers feedback from the 2018 consultation, alongside guidance from learning research, and reform initiatives from Australian and international jurisdictions. The Interim…

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Research Participation (VIC) – ADHD and sport

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RMIT University and the School of Health and Biomedical Science, melbourne, in collaboration with Cricket Australia, seeks participation in their ADHD and physical activity studies. The RMIT research project is looking for children to participate in their research to examine if participating in the ‘Cricket Blast’ program benefits the children with ADHD and would like…

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