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, 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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May 2019

Coffee Meetup for ADHD Parents

May 8 @ 10:30 am-12:00 pm
The Newport, 2 Kalinya Street
Newport, NSW 2106 Australia
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Free

Coffee Meetup for ADHD Parents Come along and have a relaxing morning meeting and chatting with other ADHD parents. This is a free event but you'll need to purchase your own coffee. Children welcome but no childcare provided. If you are unable to attend the meet-up please join our Newsletter list to hear about future meetups, receive slides from speaker evenings and be kept up-to-date with future ADHD news & events. Click here to subscribe: http://eepurl.com/cgdNbz

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Speaker: Dr Caroline Stevenson – Detentions, Suspensions and Expulsions – How to Manage ADHD in the School Environment

May 14 @ 6:45 pm-8:45 pm
The Auditorium, Pittwater RSL Club, 82 Mona Vale Road
Mona Vale, NSW 2103 Australia

Dr Caroline Stevenson, ADHD Psychologist Detentions, Suspensions and Expulsions - How to Manage ADHD in the School Environment To enable children with AD/HD to perform to their potential their problems with attention, listening skills, organisation and impulsivity need to be addressed. Further, many children with AD/HD need movement to help them function. Using punitive measures such as detentions and suspensions will not change the behaviour of children with significant weaknesses in their ability to complete tasks. To enhance the functioning…

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Parenting Your ADHD Child – 6-Week Course

May 16 @ 10:00 am-12:30 pm
Hill Street

PARENTING CHILDREN WITH ADHD 6-WEEK COURSE INVESTMENT: $299.65 (includes Eventbrite ticketing fee) 6-week course developed specifically for parents/carers managing children with ADHD Term 1 starts:  THURSDAY 16TH MAY 2019 @ 10am-12.30pm Most suitable for parents of primary/early high school aged children, but all are welcome. An environment conducive to the engagement of parents through non-judgment, empathy and acceptance is a priority.  Plenty of time will be allowed to discuss the home practice exercises to encourage parents to support each other…

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Learning Difference Convention – Melbourne

May 25 @ 9:00 am-3:00 pm
University of Melbourne, 111 Barry Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia
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Learning Difference Convention - Melbourne The Learning Difference Convention was borne out of charitable efforts on the Central Coast NSW towards dyslexia awareness. The need to disseminate information, and bring the available support structures together to assist those dealing with dyslexia, became evident. The Learning Difference Convention is now a philanthropic event funded independently by its founder, Jillian Zocher. Specific Learning Difficulties Specialist, Jillian Zocher, completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties in conjunction with the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre (UK) and the Oxford…

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Learning Difference Convention – Sydney

May 27 @ 9:00 am-3:00 pm
University of Melbourne, 111 Barry Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia
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Learning Difference Convention - Sydney The Learning Difference Convention was borne out of charitable efforts on the Central Coast NSW towards dyslexia awareness. The need to disseminate information, and bring the available support structures together to assist those dealing with dyslexia, became evident. The Learning Difference Convention is now a philanthropic event funded independently by its founder, Jillian Zocher. Specific Learning Difficulties Specialist, Jillian Zocher, completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties in conjunction with the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre (UK) and the Oxford…

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June 2019

Speaker: Devon Barnes – Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia & Lang Disorders

June 18 @ 6:45 pm-8:45 pm
The Auditorium, Pittwater RSL Club, 82 Mona Vale Road
Mona Vale, NSW 2103 Australia

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 adults with…

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