The Australian ADHD Foundation wholeheartedly commits to providing ADHD help and support to people living with or supporting someone with ADHD. At the Foundation, we work to make the lives of people with ADHD easier and simpler. Whether it's accessing much-needed support, speaking to a trusted and professional community which can provide advice or simply being a safety network.
Provide national leadership and delivery of community support and services across Australia through national projects: ADHD Helpline: ADHD Specialist Referrals:
Deliver accurate and reliable education and information to workplaces, educational facilities and organisations across Australia. Australian ADHD Newsletter: National
Accelerate national awareness and advocacy projects across Australia on significant issues
Making life better and brighter, we're the ADHD Foundation focusing on those living with ADHD and associated conditions. Our team of experienced, qualified and knowledgeable professionals applies a customer-centric approach to everything we do.
ADHD can have a lifelong effect. These effects can significantly affect a persons ability to achieve educational aspirations, workplace satisfaction, social and relationship happiness.
The effects of ineffective recognition and treatment for those with ADHD costs the government over $20 billion in costs related to lower productivity, health, education and justice costs because of the reduced quality of life for the individual.
Our children with ADHD have the ability to think ‘outside of the box’, it is a gift we need to nourish. Their passion, intensity, enthusiasm, creativity, sensitivity, caring and sense of fun...Read More
Many teenagers and young adults are not diagnosed in childhood and on reaching adolescence find it exceedingly difficult to cope with change. A child that has been suspended or expelled...Read More
For many years we thought that most children grew out of ADHD, now we know that is a myth. Some adults very successfully learn to manage their lives with ADHD, some just get...Read More
People diagnosed with ADHD
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Many Parents and carers across Australia have been speaking to our National Helpline because they are concerned about their young adults with ADHD and Vaping. New research is underway and...Read More
We know ADHD rarely disappears from childhood to adulthood. So why should it not be found in 2-5% of older adults, as it is for younger adults? Do we grow...Read More
Something that I see often working with teens with ADHD trying to find their feet is a feeling of being 'stuck'. What do I mean by this? By Claire Pech,...Read More
The ADHD Foundation is an approved trusted partner of healthdirect Australia. The ADHD Foundation in Australia provides accurate and reliable information for anyone looking for ADHD pathways to diagnosis, information and support.
The ADHD Foundation is Australian’s national consumer not-for-profit organization registered as a charity with the ACNC (ABN Number: 16 619 001 848 and DGR approved by the Australian Taxation office. Any donations to the ADHD Foundation over $2.00 are therefore tax deductible.