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Living with ADHD

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a surprisingly common condition in Australia and although we most commonly associate it with children, it’s a condition that can stay with people into adulthood, creating challenges across their whole lives. Host, Philip Clark, from the ABC Radio National’s ‘Nightlife’ program, spoke with Associate Professor Michael Kohn, Chair of ADHD…

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ADHD is not just for kids.

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Jeffrey Choy always found it hard to concentrate from a young age, but his life was suddenly transformed when he was diagnosed with ADHD aged 50. He shares his journey along with Dr Hugh Morgan, who explains why the disorder is not just a problem for kids. Click here to view the interview with host,…

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Newsletter – June/July 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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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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