As leaders in the diverse field of ADHD, our mission is to promote evidence-based research, diagnosis, treatment and management of ADHD for the benefit of individuals with ADHD and their families across Australia.
AADPA is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a diverse membership of inter-disciplinary professionals across Australia and New Zealand. Formed in November 2016, AADPA is committed to working towards enhanced lifetime outcomes for individuals with ADHD and their families. We aim to:
Education & Training
Conduct & support education of those working in the field of ADHD and share our knowledge on ADHD with the broader community.
Advocate for individuals with ADHD and their families for the purpose of more effective access to ADHD services and treatment.
Formalize best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in Australia, identify key research and public policy priorities.
Promote and facilitate evidence-based research into the diagnosis, causes and treatment of ADHD for enhanced lifetime outcomes.
Our Board Of Directors
Comprising professionals in research, medicine and psychiatry, AADPA’s Board of Directors are bound by their shared commitment to providing evidence-based diagnosis, treatment and management of ADHD and are responsible for setting policy and overseeing the organization’s general well being.
Director of Research, School of Psychological Sciences and Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health. Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences - Monash University
Associate Professor of Psychology at Deakin University, Dr Silk specializes in paediatric neurodevelopmental imaging in order to understand the brain-behaviour interface.