In this series of workshops we aim to help you understand what behaviours you're seeing, identify triggers that might be causing them and practical tips to easily manage them.
10.00am - 10.30am
Guest Registration Coffee/tea available, visit the Xpo, meet other ADHD'rs.
10.30am - 10.40am
Building the ADHDvantage - opening Welcoming address. Darrin Bull, Chairperson, ADHD NZ
10.40am - 11.05am
What's under the tip of the iceberg? Many adults with ADHD may also meet criteria for comorbidity - having two or more diagnosable conditions at the same time. Find out what this means and how to best manage these. Jock Matthews(B.A., M.A.)
11.05am - 11.25am
Nutrition and ADHD Christian discusses the role of diet, food intolerances, gut health, and supplements in ADHD – to help you navigate the sea of information to find what works for you. Dr. Christian Thoma (BSc, MSc, PhD, ACSM-CEP)
11.25am - 12.00pm
Morning Tea Coffee/tea available, visit the Xpo, meet other ADHD'rs.
12.00pm - 12.40pm
Laughing, Loving and Feeling Intensely: ADHD and Emotional Control Sarah helps us understand and identify emotional under-control, including anxiety, anger, excitement, passion, in adults with ADHD and provides tips to help manage these. Dr. Sarah Watson(BA, MA (Hons), DClinPsych, MNZCCP)
12.40pm - 1.00pm
Topic Q&A Why do I get so anxious and how do I manage it? Dr. Sarah Watson(BA, MA (Hons), DClinPsych, MNZCCP)
1.00pm - 1.45 pm
Lunch Break Coffee/tea available, visit the Xpo, meet other ADHD'rs.
1.45pm - 2.10pm
How to lose a job in 10 days Learn how to be authentic at work without tripping yourself up - how to make an impression (the right one), give your opinion (politely) and make friends (without oversharing). Liz Tibbutt, Manager, Culture and Performance
2.10pm - 2.30pm
The Benefits of Living with Less with ADHD Natalie Jane asks us why we accumulate so much stuff, discusses the impact our stuff has on our well-being and the benefits of living with less. Get tips on how to stop the clutter and more. Natalie Jane, Professional Organiser
2.30pm - 3.00pm
Afternoon Break Coffee/tea and networking
3.00pm - 3.25pm
ADHD, My Unexpected Journey Hear Tracey's personal experience of life with ADHD and activity she's undertaken to help raise awareness of it through educational workshops, parenting courses and discussion. Tracey Rountree