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CEO update, 9 May 2019

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Good afternoon, ADHD Australia has undertaken a number of submissions to government and made headway towards having the voice of person’s with ADHD, parents and children heard. We will continue advocating for positive change within Australia for those living with ADHD. Below is a summary of the items which ADHD Australia has been undertaking for…

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Australian Patient Organisation Network conference

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IN SYDNEY. 2nd and 3rd May 2019. The Centre for Community-Driven Research (CCDR) and the Australian Patient Organisation Standing Committee (APOSC) – a group of eight organisations including MS Australia, Unicorn Foundation, SMA Australia, hearts4heart, Muscular Dystrophy WA, Lymphoma Australia, Save Our Sons Duchenne Foundation and CCDR – developed the concept of holding an annual…

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Newsletter – February 2019

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We have the latest issue of our newsletter, The Voice, ready for you to read. So go to our Newsletter Archive section to view this issue and any past ones.

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Newsletter – November 2018

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We have the latest issue of our newsletter, The Voice, ready for you to read. So go to our Newsletter Archive section to view this issue and any past ones.

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In Schools Education Article

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ADHD article emailed to school educators and available on the Schools Governance website. Published in School Governance 18 October 2018 Children with AD/HD: Best Practices for Promoting Positive Behaviour In October 2018 ADHD Australia wrote an article which was sent out to over 3,400 subscribers to the CompliSpance database of educators. This went to an estimated…

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Busting the ADHD myths

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Paediatrician and Chair of ADHD Australia, Professor Michael Kohn, and ADHD advocate Louise Kuchel, from Parents for ADHD Advocacy clear up common misunderstandings about ADHD when speaking with Chanel Nine’s TODAY’s Agenda program host, Georgie Gardner. Michael and Lou discussed the impacts which ADHD can have on individuals and families. There is such a negative…

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CEO update, 31 August 2018

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Good afternoon, In response to a number of requests to update the various ADHD groups, and their members across the country, about what ADHD Australia has been up to I have listed below a summary of the activities and achievements for ADHD Australia since I arrived in the September of last year. ADHD Australia has…

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Adult ADHD diagnosis

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Attention: What’s it like to be diagnosed with ADHD as an adult? SBS Insight program asks, what is attention, and how can it impact your life? How do you know if your attention span is normal? And what makes some people better at paying attention than others? This programed aired on 17 July 2018. Link to the…

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IMB Bank supports ADHD Australia

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IMB Bank Community Foundation supporting ADHD Australia On Wednesday 27th June, Illawarra-based IMB Bank awarded funds to enable a new project which will expand a one-stop website for ADHD families across Australia. ADHD Australia, Westmead Hospital’s Centre for Research into Adolescent’s Health (CRASH) and the Westmead Hospital Foundation (previously known as the Westmead Medical Research…

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ADHD under or over diagnosed

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Adult ADHD: Over or under diagnosed? SBS The Feed program discusses the pros and cons of ADHD medication. Do people grow out of ADHD, or could some behaviour be explained with an ADHD diagnosis? Lou Brown, from ‘Thriving with ADHD‘ in WA, and her son speak about living with ADHD within this program. There are…

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