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ADHD is a complex neurobiological condition that is characterised by a consistent pattern of developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity.

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Aug 01
The Vyvanse shortage: what to do if you can’t get your meds

There is a shortage in Perth of a popular ADHD medication - here's what to do if you can't get your meds.

Jul 28
Why it’s important to know about conditions that often co-occur with ADHD

ADHD often shows up with an entourage of co-existing conditions that can complicate diagnosis and treatment. Common co-existing conditons include autism, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Specific Learning Disorders, epilepsy, eating disorders and migraines.

Jul 26
Paediatricians: No wait, interstate?

Another parent has just told you they got an interstate paediatrician appointment within three weeks, diagnosis and medications. Is it legit or too good to be true?

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Written by Perth ADHD advocate, PhD Candidate, Mum and all-round superwoman Lou Brown this guide takes the Australian evidence-based clinical practice guideline for ADHD and translates it to plain English.

Want to learn more about ADHD?  Check out this YouTube channel for all things ADHD.   Jessica shares all the strategies she’s learned about having and living with ADHD. It’s also grown into an amazing community of brains (and hearts!) who support and help each other. Anyone looking to learn more about ADHD is welcome here!

An AADPA webinar by Perth’s Lou Brown and Dr Kelly Fullarton discussing current myths and misconceptions about Specific Learning Disorders.

Useful Websites

For practical tips

US-based but up-to-date and easy to read resources for parents, webinars, podcasts, magazine and screening tools.

For resources

Huge range of resources from this US-based charity that supports those who learn and think differently.

For advice

A paid membership is required to access most content and benefits including assessments, peer support groups, training and group programs.

For resources

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a US-based organisation with lots of resources to help understand ADHD.

For parents

Perth’s own Lou Brown has developed a wonderful website filled with tips for parents on understanding ADHD, diagnosis and treatment.  

More coming …