ADHD Annual Conference 2017 Another Success

The 2017 ADHD ANNUAL CONFERENCE attended by more than 120 people on Sat 14 October 2017 was all about SURVIVING & THRIVING WITH ADHD: How to Build Resilience To Life's Challenges. 

The outstanding program of presenters included:

Dr TONY MASTROIANNI on ADHD DEPRESSION & MOOD DISORDERS.

Dr DANIEL GIBSON on ADHD and MEDICATION 

JONATHAN HASSALL (ADHD & Executive Function Coach) on ADHD and GRIEVING FOR LOST OPPORTUNITIES

Professor SIMON CLARKE (Paediatrician and Adolescent Physician) on ADHD and EATING DISORDERS

DAN LEVY conducted a practical session on MINDFUL MOVEMENT

Dr JULIE PETERSON (Clinical Psychologist and Relationship Therapist) on ADHD and RELATIONSHIPS 

Dr CAROLINE STEVENSON (Clinical Psychologist) on ADHD MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

More details about the program and presenters can be downloaded.

All the speakers who spoke ex gratia answered many questions from participants in the foyer afterwards. ADDults with ADHD greatly appreciate their valuable contribution without which there would be no conference.

The next event is ADHD Awareness Afternoon on Sat 2 Dec 2017. More details will be published soon. In the meantime the events team at ADDults with ADHD are already thinking about the conference next year.

Unique hero encourages kids with ADHD

Parents of children with ADHD know how hard it can be for their kids to stay on track at school.


 

Australian author Ruth Divine knows the struggle more than most. All three of her kids have ADHD and this has prompted her to write a series of new books.

The Chronicles of Jack McCool feature a unique hero, to encourage kids with the condition to keep turning the page. Source: abc.net.au/newsradio  

Watch the ABC video interview with the author


Full details about the book series or buy online click here.

ADHD ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

The 2017 ADHD ANNUAL CONFERENCE is all about SURVIVING & THRIVING WITH ADHD: How to Build Resilience To Life's Challenges. 

Conference speakers and sessions will provide current, evidence-based information, tips and resources, to help attendees build a happier, healthier and more productive life. 

PRESENTERS:

Dr TONY MASTROIANNI (Psychiatrist)
Topic: ADHD DEPRESSION & MOOD DISORDERS 

Dr DANIEL GIBSON (Psychiatrist)
Topic: ADHD and MEDICATION 

JONATHAN HASSALL (ADHD & Executive Function Coach)
Topic: ADHD and GRIEVING FOR LOST OPPORTUNITIES

Professor SIMON CLARKE (Paediatrician and Adolescent Physician)
Topic: ADHD and EATING DISORDERS

DAN LEVY - Topic: MINDFUL MOVEMENT - A Practical Session

Dr JULIE PETERSON (Clinical Psychologist and Relationship Therapist)
Topic: ADHD and RELATIONSHIPS 

Dr CAROLINE STEVENSON (Clinical Psychologist)
Topic: ADHD MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Download Detailed Conference Schedule

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Join us at the ADHD ANNUAL CONFERENCE on SAT 14 OCTOBER 2017. Registration table opens 8:30am. First session 9:00am.  Final session ends 4:30pm

WHEN TO GET THERE

Please get to the Conference by 8.30 am. This is so that you have enough time to sign in. It's a popular event - there will be queues at the front desk signing in. 


ENTRY


1) SIGN IN at the FRONT DESK
Staff will request your details & confirm your registration

2) Pay any outstanding money owed
Not applicable if you have already paid

3) Get your official NAME TAG
It is your proof of entry/payment
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Register now and reserve your seat. Tickets are selling quickly!

DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE

REGISTER & PAY HERE NOW

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ADHD SOCIAL MEETUP GROUP Announces Trek & Lunch

 

On Sunday 12th November, Sydney ADHD Meetup Group are planning an awesome day.

The group will meet at the Rocks, Circular Quay, before embarking on a discovery trek to see some of Sydney Harbour's best kept secrets. 

Organisers say it is a day of exercise, fun and sharing peoples ADHD stories and tips. The group will explore sites including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Dawes Point convict precinct, Barangaroo Reserve and relax over lunch at The Hero Of Waterloo Hotel.

Importantly, those attending will be with nice people who understand ADHD.   

For full details click here. 

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ADHD HEROES MAKE GOOD AT CITY2SURF!

On Sunday 13 August team ADHD Heroes took part in the 2017 Westpac City2Surf. The iconic 14km fun run is known globally as one of the best.

The team joined over 75,000 at the starting line. Adrenaline flowed, music played and tens of thousands watched from footpaths, rooftops and cafes. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities were cheered on by a huge community of family, friends and spectators.   

ABOUT THE TEAM

ADHD HEROES ready for the race

ADHD Heroes, formed six months ago by nine dedicated supporters, needs to raise $10,000 to ensure continuation of vital support services to adults and families who live with ADHD. 

Members include those grateful for the life changing support received from ADDults with ADHD and volunteers. Special thanks to neuroCare Group proud sponsors of our teams excellent t-shirts. Please visit their website.

City2Surf is the main 2017 fundraising activity of the ADHD Centre ™, an initiative of ADDults with ADHD, a volunteer run charity dedicated to improving the lives of adults and families dealing with ADHD.   

MORE DONATIONS NEEDED 

Thanks to all who have donated so far. We still need help to reach the target!

IF YOU KNOW THE IMPACT ADHD CAN HAVE ON A FAMILY, WORK MATES OR A LOVED ONE,  HELP US HELP THEM.

WHAT WE NEED: $10,000

DONATIONS SO FAR: $3500 approx. & climbing 

DONATIONS CLOSE: 8 September

BE AN ADHD HERO. DONATE NOW. CLICK HERE.

Donations $2 or more are tax deductible. We rely on donations and goodwill from those who value our work. The ADHD CENTRE™ provides a range of vital services and products including:

* the ADHD Helpline

* ADHD Information Packs

* ADHD books and publications

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