ADHD Australia curates and evaluates evidence based resources and references for the ADHD Community. In our mission in striving to make the world a better place for those with ADHD, we also commission and partner with academia, national and international organisations to deliver research and resources for the national community.
Our national survey of 1,000+ primary, secondary and tertiary educators reveals that while there’s an estimated 1 child with ADHD in every classroom, institutions aren’t preparing our next generation of educators to accommodate ADHD student learning styles.
Launched on 24 October 2020, the Survey was designed to establish community needs and priorities across all areas. Highlighting challenges and gaps for the ADHD community, carers, school, finding the right medications and therapies, managing ADHD, and adults with ADHD.
The social and economic costs of ADHD in Australia (2019) report
Produced by Deloitte Access Economics for the Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA), The report found that ADHD imposes a significant economic and well-being cost on the Australian population.
Parent and carer experiences of ADHD in Australian schools: Critical Gaps report
In August 2018, PAAA undertook an extensive national quantitative study focusing on the performance of Australian schools in meeting the needs of ADHD students. This study collected brand new, previously unavailable data from over one thousand Australian families who have one or more children living with ADHD.
The findings have now been published in a report which highlights critical gaps in the capacity of schools to include and support students with ADHD, with 1 in 3 students with ADHD changing schools as a result of ADHD-related issues.