Build a team around your ADHD child

OPPORTUNITIES TO BUILD GREATER TEAM SUPPORT It's hard to believe it's the beginning of semester two. We're over half way through the year so it's a good opportunity to set some new goals to keep you and your child on track. Nationally Consistent Collection of Data The...

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Breakfast with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck: ADHD focus

In August 2018, PAAA undertook an extensive national quantitative study focusing on the performance of Australian schools in meeting the needs of ADHD students. We recently discussed the initial findings from the survey with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck on ABC...

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ADHD portrayal in Biddulph’s Raising Boys

Parents for ADHD Advocacy Australia (PAAA) were recently dismayed to discover the inaccurate and trivial portrayal of ADHD in Steve Biddulph's Raising Boys in the 21 Century. Following feedback from members of our community, other ADHD advocacy groups, and a forensic...

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An open letter to Studio 10: Please stop stigmatising ADHD

In October, Channel 10's Studio 10 panel discussed ADHD. Unfortunately, the content of the discussion contained some superficial, inaccurate and stigmatising comments about ADHD by some of the panel members, which caused much dismay and consternation from the ADHD...

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PAAA discusses ADHD on the Today Show

On Wednesday 17th October, Lou Kuchel ADHD Advocate from PAAA appeared on the Today Show, alongside Professor Michael Kohn, from ADHD Australia to clear up common misconceptions about ADHD.

In an interview with Georgie Gardner, Lou and Michael discussed the impact that ADHD can have on families, and how negative stigma in the general community needs to shift to a better understanding of the condition.

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