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ADHD

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Additional Information
The primary NIH organization for research on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is the National Institute of Mental Health

 

 

Education

Identifying and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource for School and Home
U.S. Department of Education
This U.S. Department of Education resource guide is designed for families and educators and provides information on the identification of ADHD and educational services for children with ADHD

Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
KidsHealth - Nemours Foundation
The Disabilities Education Act mandates that public school children who receive special education must have an IEP which describes the goals the team sets for the child. This site describes the IEP process and how to develop one. The site is available in Spanish.

InsideADHD.org
ADHD at School section deals with school and learning issues. Inside ADHD Toolkit has a set of 14 downloadable tools to help you and your child throughout the school year. It logs items such as classroom behavior, homework, medications, and parent-teacher conferences.

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
LDA is the largest non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities, with over 200 state and local affiliates.

National Association of School Psychologists
NASP represents school psychology and supports school psychologists to enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth. ADHD Primer is available full-text online.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
NCLD provides essential information, promotes research, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities of children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities

Parent to Parent: Online Family Training on ADHD
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
CHADD provides opportunities for individuals and professionals to learn more about the many aspects of ADHD.

Special Education and Support Services
Illinois State Board of Education
The Illinois State Board of Education partners with school districts to provide programs and services for students with specialized educational needs.

Tools & Checklists - School & Learning Disabilities
ADDitude
Includes recommendations how to find a best school for a child with ADHD, directory of schools for children with ADHD or learning disabilities.