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ADHD Australia has collated a number of helpful online links to Australian and international resources which may be of interest. They provide a variety of factsheets, opinions and research which builds up a valuable library of evidence-based materials for the whole ADHD community.

Australian Resources

ADDULTS for ADHD is an Australian ADHD support group based in NSW which is dedicated to improving the lives of adults dealing with ADHD in themselves, their family, their friends and their clients. They have a number of factsheets on ADHD and Adults which can be downloaded free from their website at:

About Adult ADHD

Treating Adult ADHD

Dr Alison Poulton is a Senior Lecturer in Paediatrics Sydney Medical School Nepean and a paediatrician specialising in treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She has written a number of helpful factsheets which are free to download on topics including, 'What is ADHD?', 'Behaviour strategies for ADHD' and Medications used in ADHD'.

Lou Brown is an ADHD coach, consultant, educator and advocate from Perth, Western Australia. Her goal is to thrive with ADHD, and to help others by understanding ADHD and how it shows up in each of our lives.

Her website, "Thriving with ADHD" has a number of freely downloadable content on a variety of ADHD topics such as 'Understanding ADHD', 'ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment', 'Parental Resources' and 'Adult Resources'.

International Resources

The mission of ADHD Awareness Month is to educate the public about ADHD by disseminating reliable information based on the evidence of science and peer-reviewed research. They produce a number of online resources, such as factsheets and posters which can come in handy when you need to explain succinctly what ADHD is and what it is not.

Seven Facts about ADHD

ADHD and safe driving

ADDitude is a magazine and online resource centre which provides advice and support for parents and adults who are living with ADHD.

This organisation wishes to provide access to evidence based information which is centred on scientific research, some of which is free and some which is via a paid subscription. Two links which have some free information are listed below.

Information for Parents

Information for Adults

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a US national non-profit organization (based out of Lanham Maryland) providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.

About ADHD

Data-and-Statistics

 

Parenting Pod consists of a team of physicians and therapists who are committed to improving the mental health & wellbeing of families. Their goal is to provide informational and educational material based on the latest research and on their our own clinical experience, yet presented in an easy-to-read format.

About ADHD

 

Understood is US based and began with a dream to give parents access to resources which would enable them to navigate the everyday challenges of having a child with learning and attention issues. It is an innovative online resource which brings together 15 'for-purpose' organisations to share their resources and research.

Learning and attention issues highlighted