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Current Role: Board Member
Carola Stivala, (maiden name Falzon), was born in Malta however raised and educated in the Netherlands. She completed her Master of Arts Degree in Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam in 1999. Her specialisation was in “sustainable economic development and non-governmental organisations” in Latin-America. Her publication “Veldwerk in uitvoering” (IBSN: 90-5260-007-4) was published in 2001, and used in 6 Dutch universities for the last 10 years during the preparation for research study module.
Carola is married and has two teenage children, a Labrador dog, two cats and a bird.
In 2013, whilst living in Malta, Carola became involved with the local voluntary organisation, ADHD Malta, when she found that her son and other family members were diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dyslexia. To raise awareness and combat stigma about ADHD, Carola became active as honorary secretary of the group: writing funding proposals and executing projects, organising educational seminars for educators and parental skills courses for parents, introducing the national accredited course: “the ‘ADHD adult coaching approach’ in 2017, updating the website and publications and organising the monthly meetings for the group members, together with the committee.
Carola Stivala has joined the board of ADHD-Europe to help combat stigma and improve treatment options for any individual with ADHD within the EU, irrespective of age and their country of origin.