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Each month ADHD Support Australia brings you an expert in an ADHD-related field to empower you with the information you need on your ADHD journey.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, until further notice our speaker evenings and events will now be available online.  Book in below and before the event you'll be sent a link and instructions on how to join.

All speaker evenings at our major sponsor Pittwater RSL are $15 plus booking fee, unless otherwise advertised. 

As of May 2019, ADHD Support Australia are now endorsed to provide NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher level. 

Attending talks will contribute 1 hour 30 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development addressing 6.2.2 from Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Massive thanks to Pittwater RSL for the complimentary use of their Auditorium which helps keep ticket costs affordable.

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Dr Rosalba Courtney – Optimizing Sleep & Breathing for Improved Learning & Behaviour

July 28 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Dr Rosalba Courtney

Optimizing Sleep & Breathing for Improved Learning & Behaviour

Getting enough sleep and the right quality of sleep is fundamental for healthy brain function. Sleep impacts on working memory and many other cognitive skills. Many children diagnosed with ADHD show major improvements in learning and behaviour when sleep is improved. Some sleep problems are caused by obstructed airways and sleep disordered breathing.  Improving a child’s breathing can be the key to improved sleep and also to better brain function, learning and behaviour.

In this lecture Dr Courtney will talk about the key factors that disrupt sleep and share strategies for improving sleep through various means, including improved breathing.

Dr Rosalba Courtney DO, PhD

Rosalba is an osteopath, naturopath and breathing expert who practices in Avalon and Edgecliff and runs Healthy Breathing Healthy Child workshops in these locations. She is internationally recognized for her research, teaching and clinical expertise on the psychology, physiology and importance of breathing dysfunction and breathing therapy. Her recent research on breathing therapy for sleep disordered breathing has been published in the Journal Sleep and Breathing. She has been working with children for many years and is passionate about working with fundamentals such as sleep and breathing to help them reach their full potential as healthy happy adults.

You can read more about Dr Courtney at http://www.rosalbacourtney.com

ADHD Support Australia is now endorsed to provide NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher level.

So attending talks will contribute 1 hour 30 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development addressing 6.2.2 from Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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