Attention deficit disorder/Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

This topic has information for parents about ADD and ADHD.

 


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder fact sheet

http://nichcy.org/disability/specific/adhd

This digest from NICHCY includes information on ADHD, treatment and school options as well as tips for parents and teachers.

 

 

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

www.chadd.org

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with AD/HD.

 

 

Helping the Student with ADHD in the Classroom

www.nasponline.org/resources/handouts/...

Information for families and educators from the National Association of School Psychologists.

 

 

Identifying and Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Resource for School And Home

www2.ed.gov/rschstat/research/...

This resource guide designed for families and educators provides information on how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is identified and treated. The resource includes sections on legal requirements, treatment options and helpful hints on how to improve the quality of life at home and at school, for a child identified with ADHD.

 

 

National Institute of Mental Health

www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/...

The National Institute of Mental Health has a section on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It discusses what ADHD is, signs and symptoms, how it's diagnosed and much more.

 

 

National Resource Center on AD/HD

www.help4adhd.org

The National Resource Center on ADHD (NRC): A Program of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder), was established in 2002 to be the national clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information on ADHD.

 

 

Practical Hints for Raising an ADHD Child

www.baltimorepsych.com/PracticalHintsADHD.htm

This publication includes information on behavioral planning, childproofing, dealing with emergency room, medication, siblings and more.

 

 

Teaching Children with ADD/ADHD

www.childrensdisabilities.info/adhd/teaching-adhd.html

This digest from ERIC defines ADD, ADHD and provides learning environment modification suggestions.

 

 

The Gifted Student with ADD: Between Two Worlds

www.ncpamd.com/Gifted_ADD.htm

This article is written by Dr. Carol Watkins of the Northern County (MD) Psychiatric Association and it addresses the fact that the gifted child or adolescent with AD/HD may not fit classical definitions of educationally handicapped or gifted.

 

 


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