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Further Resources and Information on ADHD

Organizations

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The largest research organization in the world that focuses on mental health diseases.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
A support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illness. Local branchs often give guidance to finding treatment.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dedicated to helping youth and families affected by mental, behavioral, or developmental problems.

American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

National Mental Health Association

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

Canadian Mental Health Association

Mental Health America

Websites

National Resource Center on ADHD

www.kidshealth.org

Child Development Instititute

Self-Help Books

Driven To Distraction : Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood
by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
by Edward M. Hallowell M.D. and John J. Ratey M.D.

You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
by Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo, and Edward M., M.D. Hallowell

More Attention, Less Deficit: Success Strategies for Adults with ADHD
by Ari Tuckman

Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder
by Gina Pera and Russell Barkley Ph.D

Parenting a Child with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
by Nancy Boyles and Darlene Contadino

The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD
by John F. Taylor

You and Your A.D.D. Child: How to Understand and Help Kids With Attention Deficit Disorder
by Paul Warren and Jody Capehart

 

 

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