National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The mission of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
To view NIMH’s frequently asked questions, please visit the NIMH website.
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHY)
The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHY) offers a wealth of parent-friendly information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth.
To view the AD/HD-related content, please visit the NICHY website.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families, providing education, advocacy and support.
CHADD’s National Resource Center on AD/HD features webinars, chats, and answers questions via email and through a national hotline: 1-800-233-4050.
Child Mind Institute (CMI)
The Child Mind Institute (CMI) is dedicated to transforming mental health care for children everywhere. CMI is committed to finding more effective treatments for childhood psychiatric and learning disorders, building the science of healthy brain development, and empowering children and their families with help, hope, and answers. To view the AD/HD-related content, please visit the following:
Eye to Eye
Eye to Eye’s mission is to improve the life of every person with a learning disability and AD/HD. They fulfill this mission by supporting and growing a network of youth mentoring programs run by and for those with learning differences, and by organizing advocates to support the full inclusion of people with learning disabilities and AD/HD in all aspects of society.
For more information, please visit the Eye to Eye website.
Education.com is a popular destination for parents looking for information and support. From kindergarten readiness through college prep, Education.com gives parents the information they need and the ideas they want to help their kids reach their full potential and make learning fun.
(Look for articles by NCLD’s very own Dr. Sheldon H. Horowitz!)
For information on AD/HD, visit: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) page on education.com.
ADDitude magazine provides clear, accurate, user-friendly information and advice on AD/HD from leading experts and practitioners in mental health.
Visit the ADDitude website for:
- Practical information about raising children with AD/HD, including behavior and discipline strategies, help making and keeping friends, and organizing for success.
- Hundred of answers from ADDitude’s expert panel to difficult questions asked by real people living with ADHD or learning disabilities.
- Information for those just diagnosed or just starting treatment.
- Inspiring first-person life stories.
- A community of individuals sharing tips and experiences with one another at ADDConnect.
- Education and learning resources to help students (and the teachers who work with them) succeed at school.
- Organization tips to help at home, in school, and in the work place.
Visit the ADDitude magazine website at: www.additudemag.com
About.com offers expert, quality content that helps users find information and solutions to a wide range of challenges on a number of helpful topics — from parenting, health care and technology to cooking, travel and many others.;
To view the full list of AD/HD related content, please visit the About.com website.
KidsHealth provides reader-friendly information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. A program of The Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens, including AD/HD.
To learn more, visit: www.Kidshealth.com
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with AD/HD lead better lives.
Visit their site at: www.add.org
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