ADHD Events in Sydney
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.
All speaker evenings at our major sponsor Pittwater RSL are $15 plus booking fee.
Massive thanks to Pittwater RSL for the complimentary use of their Auditorium which helps keep ticket costs affordable.
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SPEAKER EVENING WITH KAREN TIPPETT FROM FAMILY ADVOCACY ADVOCACY IN EDUCATION - GETTING READY FOR LIFE Family Advocacy has been supporting families to advocate with, and on behalf of their family member for over 30 years. Family members and others make contact with them to strategise and receive information around matters relating to the interests of the person with disability on a confidential basis. Education is large part of their focus, as the school years provide a strong pathway to a typical life in the community, opening…Find out more »
PARENTING CHILDREN WITH ADHD 6-WEEK COURSE 6-week course developed specifically for parents/carers managing children with ADHD Term 1 starts: MONDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2019 @ 10am-12.30pm Most suitable for parents of primary/early high school aged children, but all are welcome. The goal of this course is to inform and empower parents to work together with their child to cope with the many difficulties of ADHD by passing on practical, workable strategies that will make a difference in the lives of all family…Find out more »
Essential Oils for ADHD, Anxiety & Sleep & Self-Care Join me and a small group of ADHD mums/dads for a relaxing, social morning learning which essential oils may help your child's ADHD, anxiety & sleep & how you can also use them for your own self-care and to live a more low-tox lifestyle. During the morning, you'll have the opportunity to experience the oils as well as some handmade organic, vegan, essential oil infused chocolate! I've been an ADHD mum for…Find out more »
Dr Berlinda Yeoh & Jessica Staniland, Child Development Clinic – Anxiety in ADHD: The Co-morbidities and Confusions
Dr Berlinda Yeoh & Jessica Staniland, Child Development Clinic Anxiety in ADHD: The Co-morbidities and Confusions The focus of the presentation will be on the overlap between symptoms of ADHD and anxiety, the common combination of the two diagnoses, and the frequent misdiagnosis that can happen. Dr Berlinda Yeoh is a specialist developmental and behavioural paediatrician with extensive experience and interest in managing ADHD, developmental, learning and mental health disorders in children and adolescents. Prior to establishing the Child Development Clinic, Dr…Find out more »
Dr Caroline Stevenson – Detentions, Suspensions and Expulsions – How to Manage ADHD in the School Environment
Dr Caroline Stevenson, ADHD Psychologist Detentions, Suspensions and Expulsions - How to Manage ADHD in the School Environment Dr Caroline Stevenson is a clinical psychologist with expertise in ADHD and learning difficulties across the life span. She has written papers and book chapters on the management of ADHD and her work is cited in national and international guidelines on the assessment and management of ADHD. She runs adult ADHD management programs and programs for parents of children with ADHD. Under…Find out more »
Speaker Evening with Devon Barnes, Lindfield Speech Pathology Understanding the disorders that can accompany ADHD - Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, Language Disorders Many students with ADHD present with other learning difficulties and disorders. This talk will give a clear understanding of these disorders, their assessment and management. Devon Barnes B.Sp.Thy, MSPA, CPSP Devon Barnes is the Clinical Director of Lindfield Speech Pathology & Learning Centre which she established in 1990. She has almost 50 years experience working with children and…Find out more »
Speaker: Sharon Bramble, Alert Learning – Demystifying Reading – for Parents of Children with ADHD and Associated Learning Difficulties
SPEAKER EVENING: Sharon Bramble, Alert Learning Demystifying Reading – for Parents of Children with ADHD and Associated Learning Difficulties Is reading a struggle for your child with ADHD? Are you concerned that the reading approach they are being taught at school is confusing them? Is it confusing you? This parent-friendly talk will demystify current reading practices taught in schools. Parents will learn multisensory strategies using systematic phonics that will help children with ADHD as well as enhance learning for other…Find out more »
Speaker Evening: Louise Remond, Psychologist, The Kidman Centre, UTS Collaborative & Proactive Solutions Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) is an innovative treatment developed by Ross Greene from Harvard Medical School, designed for families of behaviourally challenging kids and teenagers where parent and child work together to identify situations where something is getting in the way of the child doing well, and then collaborate on how to overcome them and find durable solutions. Louise Remond is a clinical psychologist with experience…Find out more »
Speaker Evening: Ian Wallace, Psychologist Dealing with Difficult Children with Co-existing Disorders In this talk Ian will look at how to deal with difficult children who may have a variety of co-existing disorders or issues when normal behaviour management fails. Ian Wallace is a Consultant Psychologist, with a wealth of experience working with families and kids. With his supportive and no-nonsense approach, Ian highlights practical strategies for issues such as Practical Management of ADHD, Responsible Parenting, Building Resilient Kids, Dealing…Find out more »
Speaker Evening: Dr Samantha Hornery Getting it Done: Organisation & Motivation Strategies Dr. Samantha Hornery is a primary and special education teacher who has worked in school and community settings teaching, developing, and managing educational programs for students with learning difficulties. She has extensive experience in the development and implementation of professional learning opportunities for teachers and health professionals. Samantha appeared as an educational advisor in the ABC documentary, Kids on Speed? supporting children with ADHD and their families. She completed her…Find out more »