Our biggest event of the year is finally here!

Join us for ADHD WA’s inaugural 2022 Conference and explore the latest research from some of Australia’s leading ADHD experts

Following this year’s theme for Global ADHD Awareness Month, this year’s conference is all about Understanding A Shared Experience.

If you are:

  • An educator or professional looking to hone your evidence-based practices
  • An adult living with or supporting a person with ADHD
  • A parent, carer, family member, friend, or colleague hoping to learn more —

Our diverse panel has got you covered.

You will hear from some of Australia’s leading ADHD experts on the most topical ADHD issues of 2022. If you are part of our in-person audience, you will also have the chance to have your questions asked and answered by our Panel of ADHD experts.

Book your spot today – you’re going to want to see this.

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Registration Options

  1. Attend in-person, for a fully catered, deeply immersive ADHD experience, at Fraser’s Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia and connect with like-minded people to share experiences, or
  2. Join from anywhere, via online livestreaming to a global ADHD audience and learn cutting-edge ADHD research, support and advocacy and access a full conference recording for 30 days post-event.

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Meet our Experts

  • The diagnosis and treatment of ADHD: perspectives on the new ADHD guidelines | Prof. David Coghill, UniMelb
  • The COVID generation: the effects of the pandemic on the mental health of adolescents| Prof. Stephen Houghton, UWA
  • ADHD, self-harm, and suicidality | Prof. Wai Chen, UWA
  • ADHD in youth | Prof. David Coghill, UniMelb
  • ADHD in girls and women | Dr. Belinda Oddy
  • The worst/best of me: ADHD in real life | Martha Barnard-Rae

With a special conference opening by Dr. Nathan Gibson, Chief Psychiatrist WA, and an extended panel of ADHD experts for Q&A.

Don’t wait — limited Early Bird prices available now!


About the Conference Speakers

Professor David Coghill

The diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD: Perspectives on the new ADHD Guidelines | and | ADHD in Youth

Dave Coghill is the Financial Markets Foundation Chair of Developmental Mental Health and Deputy Head of the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Melbourne. Previously he was Professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Dundee. His research focuses on increasing understanding of child and adolescent mental health using a range of…

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The diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD: Perspectives on the new ADHD Guidelines | and | ADHD in Youth

Professor Stephen Houghton

The COVID Generation: the effects of the pandemic on the mental health of adolescents

Professor Stephen Houghton is Professor and Director of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing Research Clinic at The University of Western Australia and a Visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde, School of Psychological and Health Sciences, Glasgow, Scotland. He is a registered psychologist with an international reputation in the leadership of multi-site…

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The COVID Generation: the effects of the pandemic on the mental health of adolescents

Professor Wai Chen

ADHD, Self-harm and Suicidality

Professor Wai Chen is Professor, Psychiatry Discipline Lead, Curtin Medical School, Curtin University, and Professor, enAble Institute, Curtin University. He has research interests in child, adolescent and youth mental health, in particular, in the areas of ADHD, neurodevelopmental disorders, emotional dysregulation, deliberate self-harm and personal recovery. He is a consultant psychiatrist and clinical professor of…

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ADHD, Self-harm and Suicidality

Dr. Belinda Oddy

ADHD in Girls and Women

Dr. Belinda Oddy commenced her medical training at the University of Melbourne and was awarded a Commonwealth Academic Scholarship. After completing her internship at the RBWH in 2010 she commenced psychiatric training with advanced training in Consultation-Liaison and Addiction Psychiatry. After undertaking a fellowship year in pain medicine at the Professor Tess Cramond Multidisciplinary Pain…

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ADHD in Girls and Women

Martha Barnard Rae

The worst/best of me: ADHD in real life

Martha is a personality and values based SEO copywriter. As CEO of Everything at Word Candy, she helps businesses and agencies build seriously good client relationships with clear, clever copy and content. Martha's words live on the websites, blogs, emails, brochures, and videos of businesses all over Australia. When she's not writing sweet copy, Martha…

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The worst/best of me: ADHD in real life

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