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Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Western Australia


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:07 May 2003
Tabling date:29 Oct 2004
Deadline for submissions:27 Jun 2003
Deadline Comments:To extend submission due date please contact Ms Liz Kerr, Research Officer, on 08 9222 7480.
Date Ended:29 Oct 2004
Committee:Education and Health Committee (2001 - 2005)
House:Legislative Assembly
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:On referral from the Legislative Assembly, the Standing Committee will examine and report on:

1. the extent of the incidence, diagnosis and use of stimulant medication for the treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Western Australia, taking into account all previous reports and inquiries;

2. an analysis of those figures compared to other States of Australia and other countries;

3. the analysis of emerging medical opinion and varying medical and behavioural approaches for the treatment of ADD and ADHD;

4. the divergence of public opinion and the need for a more defined State Policy;

5. the relationship, if any, between those diagnosed with and/or medicated for, ADD or ADHD and drug addiction; and

6. the relationship, if any, between ADD or ADHD and the educational, economic and social wellbeing of individuals.


Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
No submissions
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
27 Oct 200311:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeLADSMichelle Toner
27 Oct 200312:30 PMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeAtwell Primary SchoolPhillip Mort
27 Oct 200301:30 PMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeJoondalup Child Development Centre and The West Coast Education DistrictBrad Jongeling and Annkathrin Franzmann and Robin Oliver
26 Nov 200309:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeBentley Health ClinicStephen Houghton and Sandy Moran
26 Nov 200310:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeLADSMichelle Toner
03 Dec 200309:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeBentley Health ClinicAmanda Styles and Michele Larose
02 Jun 200410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeCitizen's Committee on Human Rights
16 Jun 200409:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeCurtin University of Technology; School of Pharmacy
16 Jun 200409:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeCurtin University of Technology; Faculty of Education
23 Jun 200410:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeCurtin University of Technology; School of PsychologyProfessor David Hay
30 Jun 200410:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeDr Kenneth Whiting Paediatrician
25 Aug 200410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeChief Pharmacist, Dept of HealthMr Murray Patterson
25 Aug 200411:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeDr Lois Achimovich
20 Aug 200410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeDr Trevor Parry
15 Sep 200410:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee OfficeDepartment of HealthDr Rowan Davidson, Chief Psychiatrist
Videos:
Tabling Comments:The tabling date for the report has been postponed. The report will now be tabled on Thursday, 11 November 2004.
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Philip Mort (Principal, Atwell Primary School) on 27 Oct 2003
Evidence by.. Dr Annkathrin Franzmann (Paediatrician/Medical Practitioner, Joondalup Child Development Centre), Dr Bradley Jongeling (Consultant Community Paediatrician, Joondalup Child Development Centre), Ms Robyn Oliver (Student Services Area Manager, Department of Education and Training) on 27 Oct 2003
Evidence by.. Mrs Michele Eva Toner (Executive Officer, Learning and Attentional Disorders Society of WA Inc) on 27 Oct 2003
Evidence by.. Mr Paul Albert (Director General, Department of Education and Training), Ms Margaret Banks (Acting Deputy Director General, Schools, Department of Education and Training) on 29 Oct 2003
Evidence by.. Mrs Michele Eva Toner (Executive Officer, Learning and Attentional Disorders Society of WA) on 26 Nov 2003
Evidence by.. Mrs Sandy Moran (Research Nurse), Professor Stephen John Houghton (Psychologist/University Professor, University of Western Australia) on 26 Nov 2003
Evidence by.. Ms Amanda Jane Styles (Senior Speech Pathologist, Bentley Health Service), Dr Michele Larose (Child Psychiatrist Consultant, Bentley Health Service) on 3 Dec 2003
Evidence by.. Dr Fred Baughman (Paediatric Neurologist and Author), Mr Ron Carlisle (Chairman, Citizens Committee on Human Rights) on 2 Jun 2004
Evidence by.. Associate Professor Heather Jenkins (Academic, Department of Education, Curtin University of Technology) on 16 Jun 2004
Evidence by.. Mr Constantine Berbatis (Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Curtin University), Professor Bruce Sunderland (Professor, School of Pharmacy, Curtin University), Ms Zoe Mullen (Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Council of WA) on 16 Jun 2004
Evidence by.. Professor David Hay (Professor of Psychology, School of Psychology, Curtin University) on 23 Jun 2004
Evidence by.. Dr Kenneth Whiting (Paediatrician) on 30 Jun 2004
Evidence by.. Associate Professor Trevor Parry (Developmental Paediatrician) on 20 Aug 2004
Evidence by.. Mr Murray Patterson (Chief Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Services, Department of Health) on 25 Aug 2004
Evidence by.. Dr Lois Achimovich (Consultant Child and Adult Psychiatrist) on 25 Aug 2004
Evidence by.. Dr Rowan Davidson (Chief Psychiatrist, Department of Health) on 15 Sep 2004
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
8 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Western Australia29 Oct 2004