ADD/ADHD Online & Community Resources
ADDitude: Living Well with ADHD and Learning Disabilities
ADDitude provides information and advice from ADD/ADHD experts and practitioners in mental health and learning. On ADDitude’s site you will find: Practical information about raising children; hundred of answers from ADDitude’s expert panel to questions asked by real people living with ADD/ADHD or learning disabilities; information for those just diagnosed or just starting treatment; inspiring first-person life stories from people living with ADD/ADHD; message boards; education and learning resources; and organization tips.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
CHADD is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADD/ADHD. CHADD’s objectives are: to provide a support network for parents and caregivers; to provide a forum for continuing education; to be a community resource and disseminate accurate, evidence-based information about ADD/ADHD to parents, educators, adults, professionals, and the media; to promote ongoing research; and to be an advocate on behalf of the ADD/ADHD community.
Austin CHADD Chapter
CHADD Austin is the local chapter of the national non-profit group: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. CHADD Austin provides resources for parents, teachers, and those with ADD/ADHD. They have monthly meetings that include support groups for parents, teachers, and adults affected by ADD/ADHD.
LD Online provides accurate and timely information about learning disabilities (LD) and ADD/ADHD. It supplies parents and teachers of children with LD and ADD/ADHD with information to guide their efforts to assist these children. The site also provides resources for adults on the transitions from school to college and from school to the workplace, and on the issues faced by adults with LD and ADD/ADHD.
National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH is a department of the National Institutes of Health. Their goal is to conduct and support research in all areas of mental health and then communicate those findings to the general community.
The National Resource Center on AD/HD
The National Resource Center on AD/HD is a center for science-based information about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). This website is funded by an arrangement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and was created to inform professionals and the general public on the latest information about AD/HD.
ADD and ADHD – UK
ADDandADHD was formed to offer a unique reference point on comprehensive advice on ADHD.
Here you’ll find extensive information on ADHD, how to spot the symptoms, the treatments and remedies available, plus advice on the lifestyle changes you might need to make.
ADDvance.com is an online resource provided by international authorities of ADHD, Patricia O. Quinn, M.D. and Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D. This resource answers many questions that children and adults with ADHD find themselves asking. In particular, this site is uniquely valuable