Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD & ADHD)
to Your Questions about ADD (ADHD)
Information for Women and Girls with ADD (ADHD). Provides general information
on AD/HD plus looks at specific concerns of girls and women with AD/HD.
Includes a checklist for girls who suspect they might have AD/HD, a
questionnaire, and articles on high school and social skills. Created
by clinical psychologist Kathleen Nadeau and pediatrician Patricia Quinn,
authors of several books on AD/HD.
Deficit Disorder Association
Articles on a variety of AD/HD topics including myths, organization
& time management, legal issues, research, treatment, and family
& school issues. From the Attention Deficit Disorder Association,
an international organization established in 1989 to “provide
information, resources and networking to adults with AD/HD.”
An article written for the National Dissemination Center for Children
with Disabilities by author and AD/HD coach Mary Fowler. Includes information
on causes, diagnosis, treatment, and school issues. Click on “Resources”
in the Table of Contents for links to other web sites and a list of
books and videos.
CHADD: Children and Adults
with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Scroll down for fact sheets, an FAQ, and local support and services.
Also includes recent news on AD/HD as well as a link to research studies.
From Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder,
a national nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to help alleviate
the frustration experienced by people with AD/HD.
Looks at the criteria used to diagnose AD/HD and includes “up
close” articles on whether the condition really exists and whether
medication should be used. Also has unique activities designed to let
a person without AD/HD experience what it’s like to read and listen
to instructions with distractions. This is the companion web site to
the PBS Television documentary Misunderstood Minds.
National Resource Center
Provides the latest news as well as information on the science of AD/HD,
myths, diagnosis, treatment, and educational issues. From the National
Resource Center on AD/HD, established in 2002 as the national clearinghouse
for information on AD/HD.
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