ADHD Resources


CHADD is an American non-profit organisation providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.


Attention Deficit Disorder Association dedicated to adult sufferers of ADHD

A.D.D. WareHouse

American resource website specialising in books, training programs and assessment products on ADHD


ADHD Website aimed at understanding ADHD, exploring treatments with discussion forums, treatment reviews and free webinars and downloads


An overview of ADHD by a board certified physician

adhd support

Resource website by a teacher and ADHD Coach

Article on Omega-3 Fatty Acid supplementation for ADHD

Child and Family Support

Kids Helpline


Tresillian is an early parenting service in Sydney offering families guidance in the early years of their child’s life including a free online advice service

Raising Children Network

An Australian parenting website created by a partnership of member organisations of Australia’s leading early childhood agencies with the help of an extensive network including the Australian Government


Government Resources

Department of Human Services (Centrelink Forms)

Department of Human Services (Medicare Forms)


The National Disability Insurance Scheme is an Australia wide scheme to support people with permanent and significant disability which will replace the current disability support system


The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) replaced the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) in January 2017. NESA coordinates Disability Provisions and Special Examination Modifications for students from Kindergarten to year 12

Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia (NBPSA)

NBPSA is a not-for-profit organisation with a dual vision to make life better for children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders and the support the Paediatrician’s who take care of them

Families must register as a family for the Medicare Safety Net but only need to register once. To register, download a Medicare Safety Net couples and families registration and amendment form here.


Autism Resources

Autism Spectrum Australia – Autism Advisor Program

Autism Spectrum Australia – Autism Advisor Program (Downloads)

DSM-5 ASD Checklist

Learning Disorders

Learning Difficulties Coalition

A learning difficulties support group aiming to address the needs of children with learning difficulties/ADHD and to create an information network within NSW, with teachers and other professionals

Learning Difficulties Australia

LDA is an association of teachers and other professionals dedicated to assisting students with learning difficulties through effective teaching practices based on scientific research

Woman and Children’s Health Network

An award winning Child and Youth Health website which is part of the Woman’s and Children’s Health Network in South Australia

SPD Australia

SPD is an organisation aimed at supporting and advocating for people with Sensory Processing Disorder in Australia


Language and speech issues

American Speech and Language Disorder Association

Speech Pathology Australia Fact Sheets


SPELD (Specific Learning Difficulties Association of NSW) is a Public Benevolent Institution whose mission is to provide advice and services to children and adults with specific learning difficulties

Centre for Early Literacy

The goal of CELL is to promote the adoption and sustained use of evidence-based early literacy learning practices

Emotional and Behavioural issues

Response Ability

An initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health aimed at promoting social and emotional wellbeing of children

Response Ability Fact Sheet

Better Health Channel

Summary of Behavioural Disorders in children produced by La Trobe University

Mental Health of Children and Adolescent’s Government Report

A comprehensive survey conducted in 2015 by the Australian Government highlighting areas of need and service provision

Kids Matter

An Australian Primary Schools Mental Health Initiative focusing on providing information on serious behavioural difficulties

Aussie Educator

A site that has a large list of links (Australian and International) with information and resources on ADHD, Behavioural Disorders, Parenting and Education


Hospital Fact Sheets

RCH Melbourne Fact sheets

SCH Fact sheets

Westmead Resources

The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network