Our ADHD blog presents many perspectives on ADHD and its co-morbidities

There are many informative articles in this ADHD blog, some are guest articles from experts in their field. 

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If you’re an expert in ADHD or a related field and would like to contribute an article for publication on the ADHD Support Australia website please contact vivian@adhdsupportaustralia.com.au.

Recent posts

The Dangers of Social Media, Gaming, and Devices for Young People with ADHD & Autism

In an era where screens reign supreme and virtual connections often overshadow face-to-face interactions, the impact of social media, gaming, and excessive device usage on the mental health of our young people has become a pressing concern. This concern is amplified for vulnerable populations, especially those with ADHD, Autism, or who already experience social challenges and I see this on a daily basis supporting young people and families in the ADHD and Autism community.

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Unlocking Social Success: 5 tips for helping your young person navigate the new school year

The beginning of a new school year should be a fresh start, full of opportunities for new friendships and experiences.   However, for many young people, particularly those with ADHD or Autism, who may well have spent the summer break isolated and lonely, returning to school can be a daunting prospect.

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Boy lying face down on the floor while holding a gaming console and mom and dad pulling his leg

Online Gaming – Friend or Foe?

Understanding Your Young Person’s Obsession with Gaming

 

Does your young person retreat online to escape, spending hours staring at a screen playing games that seem to have no end? Do you have difficulty getting them to disengage from the screen, encountering major meltdowns and unwarranted aggression when you try and take the screen away? 

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The Trouble with Getting Started: ADHD & Procrastination

It’s hard to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder  (ADHD).

Incorrectly known as attention deficit disorder (ADD), ADHD is partly an attention disorder that affects people in different ways.  Some adults with ADHD never received clinical diagnoses as children in their school years.  Adult ADHD is often misdiagnosed as depression or an anxiety disorder and can be overlooked as the source of such symptoms. 

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How to Beat Isolation Boredom and Increase Happiness with Drumming

People of all ages with ADHD tend to be way more susceptible to boredom than others. But being in self-isolation or lock down doesn’t mean all hope is lost!

In these uncertain times many people, both with and without ADHD, are certainly feeling disrupted and experiencing heightened levels of anxiety, stress, loneliness, depression and fear.

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Adult ADHD – How Does It Feel?

Imagine you have a car….. You don’t remember how you actually got the car but you have had it for as long as you can remember, even before you learned to drive. You’re now on your black license, your learner days are behind you and there is no experienced driver sitting beside you in the passenger seat guiding and supporting you.

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