Following feedback and mounting pressure from Parents for ADHD Advocacy Australia and the ADHD community, producers of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Musical have agreed to remove offensive references to ADHD. A full letter from Gordon Frost Productions can be...read more
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...read more
On Monday October 22, Lou Kuchel, Rimmelle Freedman and Doris Hopkins met with the NSW Shadow Minister for Education, Jihad Dib, to highlight the needs of young people with ADHD. We discussed the need for clear recognition of ADHD in school policy, funding for support...read more
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.read more