Strategies for Living With ADHD Across Life’s Entire Journey

2016 ADHD Annual Conference This year's ADHD Annual Conference will have separate streams focused on adult and childhood ADHD as well as a number of combined sessions - reflecting the whole of life nature of ADHD.


A/Prof Michael Richard Kohn FRACP, Paediatrician on Transitioning from Adolescence to Adulthood

Dr Emma Gai Gold on Anxiety and ADHD

Linda Surplice & Maria Gray on Mindfulness in Practice

Q&A on Scaffolding for an ADHD Life


Gaylene Clews, Psychologist and bestselling author of the book “Wired to Play: The Metacognitive Athlete” speaking on ADHD – Differently Gifted

Employment and ADHD - an interactive session supported by a panel

Dr Tony Levine, Psychiatrist, on ADHD and Relationships

Of particular relevance to PARENTS and TEACHERS might be

Andrew Greenfield, Educational Psychologist on Behaviour Management Strategies for ADHD

Dr Mark Selikowitz, Paediatrician on ADHD Medication: Past, Present and Future

Dr Patrick Concannon, Paediatrician on ADHD: Co-existing Conditions and Socialisation


2016 ADHD Annual Conference

OUTSMARTING ADHD – SCAFFOLDING FOR AN ADHD LIFE, the much anticipated 2016 ADHD Annual Conference will be held Saturday, 15 October, 2016 - 9am to 4pm, St Barnabas Centre, 57-64 Mountain St, Ultimo, near Broadway.

The conference includes both an adult and a child stream - reflecting the whole of life nature of ADHD.

The program will contain sessions for adults with ADHD, family members, parents of children with ADHD, teachers, educators and those who want to be better informed about ADHD and practical management strategies.

The ADHD Annual Conference has been a popular, successful event, organised by ADDults with ADHD for many years. Our first conference was held in 1995.

•    Deepen your understanding of ADHD and how to best manage it
•    Hear and ask questions of leading ADHD experts
•    Get tools you can use immediately





10 Sept 2016 ADHD Awareness Afternoon

"ADHD and Co-existing Conditions in Adults"

ADHD is often accompanied by several other co-existing conditions like Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Learning Disabilities to name a few.

Many people receive treatment for these conditions without realising that they also have ADHD. Our speaker, Dr Terry Lim, psychiatrist from The Hills Clinic, will explore some of these conditions and how they relate to ADHD.

Watson Bay Room, Novotel Sydney Central, 169-179 Thomas Street, Sydney. 2.00 to 4.30pm, 10 September 2016. A gold coin donation at the door; or $5 will be appreciated.

Catch train to Railway Square near Central Railway, cross Broadway and walk down Quay Street and turn left into Thomas Street.

We look forward to seeing you there. All are welcome. There is no need to book ahead.

Publications and resources will be on sale, and handout information will be FREELY available.

Stay on afterwards for coffee, tea and a chat.

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2016 Annual ADHD Conference Announcement

Following the well established tradition started in 1995 ADDults with ADHD is pleased to announce the Annual ADHD Conference will be held on Saturday 15 October 2016.

The theme this year is "Outsmarting ADHD". The general aim each year is bring the latest ideas from researchers and clinicians into strategies that provide practical insights and strategies for individuals dealing with ADHD in themselves, family members, friends and work colleagues.

The conference programme is being worked out in detail and proposals for presentations are welcome from researchers and professionals in an ADHD related field.

The organisers are looking for presentations that cover key areas of life like work, relationships, study, health, mental health, and money management.

This year there will be parallel Adult and Child streams. Speakers will provide valuable strategies for living with ADHD across life's entire journey.

The conference programme should be finalised soon and more details will be released as they become available.

Registrations will open closer to the date. For the moment, please save the date in your diary - Saturday 15th October 2016.

Nov 28 - ADHD: Changes over 20 years

Our special speakers include Ross Leonard, Mark Brandtman, Dr Caroline Stevenson and Dseeva...

Our Special ADHD Awareness Afternoon on 28 Nov 2015 has great speakers including Ross Leonard, Mark Brandtman, Dr Caroline Stevenson and Dseeva plus good food, fun, helpful information and books about ADHD. ADDults with ADHD has been operating for 20 years this year. Learn about ADHD, how ideas have changed over the last 20 years, and how they have not. Network and get support from others dealing with ADHD.

Hear Dseeva tell his story and the story behind his song "Imagine that" - showing kids with ADHD and others with mental health issues that it's possible to achieve goals nonetheless.

For catering purposes (don't miss out) RSVP by Monday 23/11/2015. Send a simple email "I'll be there" to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the office.

ADHD Awareness Afternoon Celebration
Howard Guiness Hall
Barneys on Broadway
(St Barnabas Church Centre)
57-61 Mountain Street, Ultimo

2pm to 4:30pm


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