A combined advocacy campaign in 2019 involving ADHD Foundation across Australia, ADHD communities, support groups and individuals delivered a message to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) that the age restriction on long-acting medication for those...Read More
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SBS interviewed 100s of adults who are living with ADHD (Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) prior to bringing this broadcast to television. ADHD is not well understood by the community, it is not funded withing the public health system for Adults. In 2021 diagnosis and treatment for ADHD is not considered, recognised or consistent across all States of Australia.
The big questions that is always asked particularly by those who do not understand what is ADHD is, Is ADHD a disability? In Australia there is little or no funding available for parents who have children with ADHD and no public funding is available for Adults who have ADHD. Information obtained from this report does not represent the opinions of ADHD Foundation, it has been provided as information only.