Delivering ADHD National Community support and services across Australia

Direct Makers of change through positive action for people with ADHD and their communities because
"Everyone deserves a chance to shine."

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.

What does the ADHD Foundation do?

ADHD Community Services and Support – Delivering the ADHD community national needs

Provide national leadership and delivery of community support and services across Australia through national projects: ADHD Helpline: ADHD Specialist Referrals:

ADHD Information and Education

Deliver accurate and reliable education and information to workplaces, educational facilities and organisations across Australia. Australian ADHD Newsletter: National

ADHD Social Justice and Advocacy

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.


ADHD Through The Life Span

ADHD Parents and Families

ADHD Parents and Families

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...

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ADHD Teenagers and Young Adults

ADHD Teenagers and Young Adults

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...

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ADHD Adults Fact or Fiction

ADHD Adults Fact or Fiction?

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...

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Our Community

983 K

People diagnosed with ADHD

$ 20 B

Total financial cost

$ 3.26 B

Total loss of well being

latest news and information

hormones and adhd for women

The Interaction of Hormones and ADHD for Women

Hormones and ADHD in women have led many to report a noticeable increase in their symptoms during specific times in their menstrual cycle—generally, the week leading up to their period—and...

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we learn in different ways

We Learn in Different Ways

When we think about how we learn, most of us do not realise that several perceptions are involved to make us learn in different ways. 1. Visual Perception This is...

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adhd and tourette's

ADHD and Tourette Syndrome

Research suggests that there is a significant overlap between Tourette Syndrome and ADHD, with estimates suggesting that around 60-80% of individuals with Tourette Syndrome also experience symptoms of ADHD. The...

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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.

registered adhd-partner

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.