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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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ADDults with ADHD Annual Conference – 26 October 2019 – summary

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Mr Len Russell, CEO of ADHD Australia, attended the ADDults with ADHD’s Annual Conference in Sydney on Saturday 26th October 2019. ADDults with ADHD have been running their annual conference for many years with a wide range of speakers and topics as well as a packed auditorium. This year was no exception in that there…

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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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Collaboration across the mental health charities for systemic change

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On Wed 16 October 2019, Prof Michael Kohn, and Mr Len Russell, our Chair and CEO respectively, attended the inaugural ‘Community Partners Summit’ conducted by Nicole Rogerson from Neurodevelopment Australia. This morning event was generously hosted by Ernst and Young in their Sydney offices. Neurodevelopment Australia is a new organisation which is looking to help…

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Sydney Neurodiversity Symposium (NSW) – 22 Nov

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Educating employers about neurodiversity in the workplace. When: Friday 22 November 2019, 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Where: Fishburners, 11 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 Ticket costs are: $49 / $159 / $190 Thriving Now is pleased to announce its second symposium in Sydney in November 2019. As organisations realise the benefits of diversity, we want…

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Support Group event (NSW) – 19 Nov

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Getting it Done: Organisation & Motivation Strategies Date: Tues 19 November 2019 Time: 6:45pm-8:45pm Where: The Auditorium, Pittwater RSL Club. 82 Mona Vale Road, Mona Vale, NSW 2103 Australia Getting it Done: Organisation & Motivation Strategies with Dr Samantha Hornery. Dr. Samantha Hornery is a primary and special education teacher who has worked in school and community settings teaching,…

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ADHD Workshop (NSW) – 15 Nov

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IN SYDNEY. Friday 15 November 2019. Management of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder using behavioural interventions. About the Workshop: This workshop will focus on the assessment and management of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents from a psychological perspective. The workshop will cover best practice assessment of ADHD according to DSM-5 criteria and will review the evidence…

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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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Support group event (NSW) 7 Nov

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The Macquarie ADHD Parent Support Group is holding its regular quarterly meeting on a topic which will be of keen interest to many parents of children with ADHD – it’s time to talk about medication. Topic: “Demystifying Medication” When: Thursday evening, 7 November, 2019 Time: 6:45pm – 8:30 pm SPEAKER: Dr Wong Where: The Chats…

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