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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

 

 

Organizations

ADHD Aware
ADHD Aware is a non-profit community organization run by and for people with ADHD to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and adults.

ADHD Coaches Organization (ACO)
ACO has specific training and expertise in coaching people or groups affected by ADHD. This site includes a Find-a-Coach database searchable by niche (e.g., teens, science/engineering), keyword, or state.

Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapists (ABCT)
ABCT is committed to the advancement of a scientific approach to the understanding and amelioration of problems of the human condition.The Find-a-Therapist service lets you search on items such as name, city, demographics, and 121 specialties such as “Parenting”, "Anxiety", “Eating Disorders”.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
This is the world’s leading adult AD/HD organization which provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with ADHD lead better lives.

Birth Defects for Children, Inc. (BRDC)
BDRC provides parents with information about birth defects and has a parent-matching program that links families who have children with similar birth defects. It also sponsors the National Birth Defect Registry which studies associations between birth defects and exposures to environmental toxins.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
CHADD is a national organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD. This site includes access to the bi-monthly publication Attention, from 1996 to current.
Available in Spanish

InsideADHD.org
In addition to general AHDH information, this interactive site includes a set of 14 downloadable tools to help you and your child throughout the school year, and access to the monthly e-newsletter InsideADHD.

LD OnLine
LD OnLine offers accurate and up-to-date information about learning disabilities and related issues.Users may sign up for the monthly email LD OnLine Monthly Report.

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 Resource Center on AD/HD
NRC is the clearinghouse for science-based information about all aspects of ADHD. At “Ask a Question” link you can request further information via phone or Internet.
Also available in Spanish

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Smart Kids is dedicated to providing support to parents of children with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit disorders