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Interruption in supply of VYVANSE 70mg within Australia

By Len Russell

Shire (a Takeda company), is the manufacturer of VYVANSE who have unfortunately experienced an interruption to their manufacturing for the VYVANSE 70mg. This has resulted in a shortage within Australia of this 70mg dosage strength only. They expect the supply of the VYVANSE 70mg will return to normal in February 2020. ADHD Australia has been…

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Support Group event (NSW) – 7 Dec

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IN SYDNEY – Saturday 7 December 2019. ADDults with ADHD’s next popular community ‘ADHD AWARENESS AFTERNOON’ will look at ‘ADHD In The Workplace’ WHERE: St Barnabas Centre, 57-61 Mountain St, ULTIMO (near Broadway) TIME: 2.00 PM – 4.30 PM (includes afternoon tea at the end of the session) ABOUT THE SEMINAR Workplaces are meant to support…

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ADHD Australia launches its new website – 5 December

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ADHD Australia officially launched its new website on Thursday 5th December at a function hosted by the Westmead Hospital Foundation. At the event were representatives from each of the organisations involved in the collaborative approach made to the funder of the project, IMB Bank Community Foundation. IMB was represented by Ms Rachael Core who is…

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CEO update, 11 November 2019

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Good afternoon, ADHD Australia has been more active in the media since May and have had, most notably, representations on national TV and radio as well as in the national press. Media and online 1. On 30 July 2019, Mr Jeffrey Choy shared with Dr Hugh Morgan and with Studio Ten’s host, Sarah Harris, why…

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Annual General Meeting – Sat 23 November 2019

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In accordance with the ADHD Australia Limited constitution, the organisation will be holding its next AGM on Saturday 23 November 2019, commencing at 11.00am (Sydney EDS time). The link for the PUBLIC NOTICE of ADHD Australia’s fifth AGM can be found below. Public Notice of AGM – 23 Nov 2019

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‘I thought I was a loser, now I have the answer’: rise in adult ADHD

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Catherine Cook had a sudden moment of clarity the day her 10-year-old son was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). “They told me it was hereditary and I thought, ‘Uh-oh, that’s me,’ the Sydney mother-of-two said. Ms Cook, 34, has a vague memory of being told she had attention deficit disorder when she was…

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Research Participation (Online) – ADHD and medications

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The University of Sydney is undertaking research into the ‘Factors influencing medication-taking in people with ADHD.’ This USYD research project is looking to recruit 400 persons who have been diagnosed with, and taking prescribed medication for, ADHD to take part in this study. Study participant recruitment commences 1 October 2019. Study participant recruitment will cease…

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Research Participation (Online-UK) – ADHD motor development

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The University of Surrey in the UK is undertaking an online research survey into the ‘disconnect between motor milestone achievement and motor development in ADHD with implications for intervention.’ This research project is totally online and each participant can participate in any or all of the sections of the study. It is totally up to…

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ADDults with ADHD Annual Conference – 26 October 2019 – summary

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Mr Len Russell, CEO of ADHD Australia, attended the ADDults with ADHD’s Annual Conference in Sydney on Saturday 26th October 2019. ADDults with ADHD have been running their annual conference for many years with a wide range of speakers and topics as well as a packed auditorium. This year was no exception in that there…

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NSW Department of Education Interim Report now released and available for public comment

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The NSW Curriculum Review Interim Report is now available. It has been developed by the Review Lead, Professor Geoff Masters, as a basis for consultation on the broad directions for reform it identifies. It considers feedback from the 2018 consultation, alongside guidance from learning research, and reform initiatives from Australian and international jurisdictions. The Interim…

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