In this article, I’ll be looking at the Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA) – a resource for ADHD practitioners, psychiatrists, consultants and coaches who treat and support those with ADHD.
When it comes to ADHD Resources in Australia, in addition to the dedicated organizations and groups that I’ve reviewed, there are also dedicated practitioners who provide helpful resources and bring greater awareness to ADHD. Much like my own efforts to raise awareness of adult ADHD, Dr. Alison (Sally) Poulton has been working tirelessly to bring greater awareness and understanding to those affected by childhood ADHD.
The Learning and Attentional Disorders Society, or LADs, has been providing resources and support for people coping with ADD, ADHD and learning disorders since 1993. For more than 20 years they’ve been advocating for more awareness and better handling of ADHD by the medical community and the larger society.
ADDers.org is a website based out of the UK which provides resources for those coping with ADHD, their family members and friends within the UK and around the world. Formed in 1998, the site has been freely providing information on ADHD resources for 20 years.
The Canberra & Queanbeyan ADD Support Group, also known as ADDACT, is a support group for parents, children and adults with ADD and ADHD in the Australian Capital Territory area. Part of Shout Inc, Self Help Organisations United Together, the group holds regular meetings at Canberra College.
ADDults with ADHD is a charity in Australia dedicated to improving the lives of adults dealing with ADHD. They help adults with ADHD in Australia to make their lives better and thereby improve the lives of those around them including their family members, friends and business associates.
CHADD is a U.S. non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of people with ADHD and ADD, including Adult ADHD. Through ADHD education, support, and their Attention magazines, CHADD helps people in the United States and worldwide manage their lives with ADD and ADHD.
ADDitude Magazine has a wealth of information for adults with ADHD in Australia. Their comprehensive resources for adults with adhd include news, downloads, a blog and forums.
One of the biggest challenges when coping with ADHD as an adult is finding resources to educate yourself. In this article, I’ll look at ADHD Australia, one of the primary resources available for adults who are managing ADHD as an adult.