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.

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ADHD Australia 2023 annual report

Download our 2023 annual report.

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Community submissions

ADHD Australia set up an online survey form to make it easier and more accessible for people living with ADHD to have their say between 31 May and 7 June 2023, completed by 664 people.

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ADHD Australia Senate Inquiry submission

Submission to the Senate Community Aairs References Commiee’s inquiry into Barriers to consistent, timely and best practice assessment of aention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD and support services for people with ADHD

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Impact of Teacher Training in ADHD: Macquarie University, ADHD Australia and OLT (2023)

ADHD Students predominantly learn in mainstream settings and are expected to engage in undifferentiated regular classroom learning. This national analysis of over 2000 participants, across 17 education jurisdictions and 535 schools assessed the impact of Teacher courses in ADHD. 

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Building Brighter Pathways: ADHD Australia Education Survey Preliminary Report (2021)

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.

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ADHD Australia National Survey Report: The Voice of the ADHD Community (2020)

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.

Australian Resources

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.

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