Creating an ADHD Friendly Home During COVID-19

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Schools are scrambling to finalize online curriculum plans. Maggie Sibley PhD a member of CHADDs (Children and Adults with ADHD) professional advisory board offers ways parents can help set up their ADHD children for success and transform their home into a school environment. We recommend this podcast to parents needing trustworthy ideas and advice right now. More here.

In Home Resources for Families

 

After the initial novelty of being at hone wears off the parents in our ADHD community might appreciate some online resources and sites that could occupy the minds of their children and themselves perhaps.

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The material was compiled by one of our volunteers as an ADHD Centre resource based on the article in The Canberra Times. Extract from article: 62 Things-for- children-to-do-at-home-when-school- closes/

Australian ADHD Life: "I Wish I Had Known This Earlier"

LIVED-EXPERIENCE SERIES

"The Huge Benefits Of Fitness For My ADHD Brain"

Stef Goddard lives in Queensland. She is sharing her ADHD journey so that you might know that any of us can floruish. She tells how self-education, determination and prioritizing physical & mental health transformed her life.  


 “I was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 5 (I 'm now 30). I started my fitness journey 5 years ago when I was very unhealthy and very depressed.

When I began educating myself about how to best transform my health and life nothing could have prepared me for how vital Fitness, Nutrition and Exercise are - physically, cognitively and mentally.”

I wish I had known this earlier

“I discovered that when you exercise with purpose, a few interesting things begin to happen in your body and mind." 

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Travelling with your ADHD medication: The do's and don't's

With many people gearing up to head overseas this summer, it's important to understand the rules around travelling with medication.

Here are some tips for you to consider before heading to the airport.

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ADHD Fundraising Event: Get Behind It

Eremea Home Care Services is hosting a special event soon to raise awareness of ADHD and vital funds to support ADDults with ADHD.

Erema Home Care Services, a family-owned government-approved multicultural home care provider based in Sydney’s inner west, is staging the event on its own initiative.

A spokesperson for Eremea says "Our goal is to inform the wider community about the prevalence and challenges of adults who live with the condition, and to raise funds for ADDults with ADHD to support the important work they do helping adults and their loved ones."

The event coincides with 2019 ADHD Awareness Month. It will be held in Sydney on Fri 18 October 2019 from 12:30 pm-3:30 pm.

Attendees will hear ADHD researcher, expert and speaker Dr Sally Poulton, from the University of Sydney, along with people with lived experience'. A cocktail party style lunch will also be provided.
 
ENTRY is by gold coin donation (any amount).

There are only 50 places so RSVP soon. Bookings are open. You can register and get full details at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/adhd-awareness-month-fundraiser-hosted-by-eremea-homecare-services-tickets-74361652705
 
ADDults with ADHD is a volunteer run organisation and is in need of funds to continue meeting the demand for our services. If you are in Sydney and want to support our vital work, see you there!


Can't make this event but wish to help ADDults with ADHD?

  1. GO TO OUR DONATIONS PAGE: https://www.adultadhd.org.au/index.php/support-us/make-a-donation
  2. RUN a small fundraiser yourself like
    • lunch/party with family/friends/sports team
    • games night with loved ones
    • wine or boutique beer tasting afternoon
    • workplace raffle e.g. "Guess How Many M&Ms in Jar"
    •  we are happy to give you ideas and support material about ADDults with ADHD
  3. VOLUNTEER: ask about volunteering a time and skill (e.g. events, social media moderator/admin, counselling) contact the ADHD Centre Helpline

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