The Canberra & Queanbeyan ADD Support Group

 Parent Support Group

The Canberra & Queanbeyan ADD Support Group (ADDACT)

The Canberra & Queanbeyan ADD Support Group (ADDACT) is a member of SHOUT Inc (Self Help Organisations United Together).  SHOUT was established in 1981, during the International Year of the Disabled. SHOUT Inc brings together Self-help groups who are made up of people who share the same predicament, concern or life experience.

Our aims and objectives are to create community awareness of the condition by providing:

  • Access to information and reference material
  • Support and sharing experiences, e.g. parenting or school issues
  • Newsletters – minimum of four a year;
  • Reduced rate of entry into seminars on the subject;
  • Extensive Library which also includes videos & audio tapes;
  • Qualified speakers who understand about ADHD;
  • Advocating on behalf of ADHD families e.g. with politicians or government;
  • Making available a telephone support service and, in some cases of crisis,  instant support;
  • Providing a sympathetic ear;
  • Sharing experiences;
  • Information gathering;
  • Networking with other groups.


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