Pharmacies are dispensing more Ritalin and other ADHD medication every year and more suspected cases are being referred for a diagnosis. Increased awareness of the condition means cases that might once have been missed are now being picked up, according to clinicians and ADHD advocates.
Click here to read the article from Stuff
With the help of North Harbour and KiwiSport, we're once again running an awesome basketball programme specifically for ADHD and ASD youth over Term 1 2019. The feedback we received from the last programme was really positive and families mentioned that it was an awesome experience for their kids. Come along and join in on the fun! Here's what you need to know:
Dates: Starts Sunday 10 February and runs every week until Sunday 31 March
Cost: $40 per family, payable in Cash or Internet Banking by the first day of Term 1
Location: Breaker's Training Facility (7 Atlas Place, Mairangi Bay, North Shore)
Registration: come along to the first session and register on the day
Two sessions available:
Need to get in touch? Click on the pdf below for contact details.
We are very excited to announce this year's ADHD Awareness Day event with: JESSICA McCABE, US Actress and YouTube personality from 'How to ADHD'.
Jessica has been busy preparing fresh material for her NZ debut, covering the secret strengths of the ADHD brain, finding
your tribe & how to build an ADHD toolbox. This talk is an all age event, aimed to support ADHDer's or those supporting others with ADHD including partners, parents, carers, teachers & support services.
$14.95 for under 15 years
$39.95 for ADHD NZ members (join here for $30 per family a year to get access to member discounts) or
$59.95 for everyone else.
Despite a huge jump in the prescription of ADHD medication in New Zealand over the last few years, the drugs are not being over-used, says an expert in the field.
Read the article on TV NZ here.
ADHD New Zealand invites you to attend the ADHD Awareness Month in October.
With the aim of advancing those in the ADHD community in New Zealand, ADHD NZ brings to you “Building the ADHDvantage” – a conference and roadshow to support and inform parents and adults living with ADHD, as well as teachers and specialists.
Find out about speaker(s), locations, timings and prices here: http://www.adhdnewzealand.co.nz/adhd-nz-awareness-month.html