Dr Sharon Saline – Motivating Neurodiverse Learners

Dr Sharon Saline – Motivating neurodiverse learners during hybrid learning: How to help kids do the no-fun, boring and tough stuff

Dr Sharon Saline

Motivating neurodiverse learners during hybrid learning: How to help kids do the no-fun, boring and tough stuff

We have another very special guest speaker joining us in June – Dr Sharon Saline!

Does your child or teen with ADHD, high functioning autism, learning differences or anxiety have a tough time starting and completing things? Learn how to successfully motivate them using Dr. Saline’s evidence-based, collaborative approach. Instead of arguments and frustration, learn to increase buy-in, motivation and accountability by applying the research-based, effective strategies that have helped hundreds of families overcome procrastination and get stuff done!

Sharon Saline, Psy.D., clinical psychologist and author of the award-winning book, ‘What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life ‘and ‘The ADHD Solution Card Deck’ specializes in working with kids, young adults and families living with ADHD, learning disabilities and mental health issues.

Her unique perspective – as a sibling in an ADHD home, combined with decades of experience as a clinical psychologist and educator/clinician consultant – assists her in guiding families and adults towards effective communication and closer connections.

She lectures and facilitates workshops internationally on topics such as understanding ADHD, executive functioning, anxiety, different kinds of learners and the teen brain. Dr. Saline is a regular contributor to ADDitudemag.com and PsychologyToday.com, a featured expert on MASS Appeal on WWLP-TV and a part-time lecturer at the Smith School for Social Work.

This talk will be highly relevant to parents, family members, teachers and other professionals working with neurodiverse children/young adults.

I invite you to join me in speaking with Dr Saline.

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The talk commences 10am AEST (Sydney time) so if you are not in this time zone please check using this link what time this will be for you.

(Dr Saline is calling in from Massachusetts, USA where the time will be 8pm Wed 16th June if you’re in the USA)


I look forward to seeing you there – Vivian

PS – for teachers in NSW please be advised that NESA have changed their criteria for NESA PD providers and ALL providers who were accredited are now no longer accredited. ThereforeI’m unable to offer teacher PD for this event as I have in the past but it is highly relevant to teachers so please come along and invite your colleagues!

Dr Russell Barkley – 14 Best Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD

March speaker: The World’s foremost authority on ADHD – Dr Russell Barkley – 14 Best Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD

Our March online speaker is:

Dr Russell Barkley – 14 Best Principles for Raising a Child with ADHD

As he approaches the end of his career, Dr. Barkley, the world’s foremost authority on ADHD, decided to distill the major principles that parents need to know to raise a child with ADHD to be a more contented and effective individual while sustaining the bond of the parent-child relationship. From reviewing all newly published research on ADHD weekly, to his familiarity with the extensive past research on the disorder, from his teaching thousands of professionals worldwide through more than 800 invited lectures across more than 30 countries, and helping thousands of families directly with their ADHD children in his practice, he pulls together the essential ideas parents need to know. Some of these deal with parent’s attitude or mental stance toward their child and toward ADHD, others deal with how best to address the deficits in executive functioning and self-regulation, and still others address behaviour management issues. His lecture is based on his recently published book of the same title (2021, Guilford Publications). A truly seminal lecture that has yielded standing ovations from appreciative audiences internally, it is one professionals and parents do not want to miss.

Please note that due to the time difference between the US and Australia, Dr Barkley has pre-recorded this lecture for ADHD Support Australia and will not be speaking live.

About Dr Barkley

Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center (2016-2020). He is also a retired Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology from the University of Massachusetts Medical Center (1985-2002) and subsequently worked as a Professor of Psychiatry and Health Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (2003-2016). In semi-retirement, he continues to lecture widely and develop continuing education courses for professionals on ADHD and related disorders, as well as consult on research projects, edit The ADHD Report, and write books, reviews, and research articles. He is board certified in Clinical Psychology (ABPP), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP). Dr. Barkley is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has published 27 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals numbering more than 43 editions, and creator of 7 award winning professional videos. He has also published more than 300 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders. He is the founder and Editor of the clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report, now in its 29th year of publication. Dr. Barkley has presented more than 800 invited lectures in more than 30 countries and appeared on nationally televised shows such as 60 Minutes, the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and many others. He has received numerous awards from professional societies and ADHD organizations for his lifetime achievements, contributions to research and clinical practice, and the dissemination of science.

His website is www.russellbarkley.org.

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Where Do I Find ADHD Support Online?

COVID-19 has unfortunately impacted many services and you may be asking where do i find ADHD Support online?  Thankfully the foundations laid over the last year or so at ADHD Support Australia in creating an online platform to serve the ADHD community across Australia, means that during this time of social distancing and restrictions, ADHD Support can be easily accessed online, including the monthly expert speaker evenings that were previously held at Pittwater RSL. 

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