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

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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. Professor Kohn spoke about ADHD, separating the “symptoms from the diagnosis and connects the two [verifying the importance] to speak with their GP…

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Minister for Health, Hon Greg Hunt, announces ADHD medication for adults added to the PBS – 29 January 2021

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From the 1st February 2021 the first long acting ADHD medication will be made available to adults on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Why does ADHD Australia support the announcement. ADHD Australia Limited was established from a need to stand up for, and support, people impacted by ADHD in order to optimise positive outcomes for…

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Disorder Lacks the right attention – (Daily Telegraph) 2 November 2020

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Angira Bharadwaj from the Daily Telegraph speak with Rachel Worsley from Neurodiversity Media about ADHD. Ms Rachel Worsley spoke with Angira Bharadwaj, from the Daily Telegraph, about how she feels that “Australians with ADHD are flying under the medical radar, struggling to find the support they need,” according to new research. The research she mentioned…

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‘ADHD – Under the Radar’ report highlights gaps in support and is profiled on Channel 7’s ‘The Morning Show’ – 29 Oct 2020

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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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Angie Hilton, from Destination Happiness, interviews Rose Callaghan during ADHD Awareness month – 29 October 2020

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Rose Callaghan, ADHD Australia Ambassador spoke with Angie Hilton, from Destination Happiness via an online chat, about being a comedian and the challenges of everyday life as an adult living with ADHD. Click HERE to listen to the full article on the Destination Happiness YouTube channel. This and other Destination Happiness videos by Angie Hilton…

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Why is ADHD still so Stigmatised? – from Triple J’s The Hack program – 29 October 2020

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Triple J HACK’s reporter Ange McCormack speaks with Rachel Worsley and Professor Michael Kohn about and asks “Why is ADHD still so stigmatised?” as Australians with the disorder call for greater awareness and support. Posted on the Triple J’s Hack website on Thu 29 Oct 2020. Rachel a 27-year-old business owner from Sydney, and you’ll…

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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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ADHD Australia launches its National ADHD Community Gaps and Priorities Report at the Annual ADHD Conference – 24 October 2020

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ADHD Australia launches its report on the gaps and priorities for those living with ADHD within our communities across Australia at the Annual ADHD Conference which was held online this year. If you missed hearing about the ‘Under The Radar’ report on the day it was launched you can always catch up and listen to…

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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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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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