ADD and ADHD
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association advocates for public policy and legislative change and coordinates ADHD Awareness Week to increase public recognition and understanding. Site visitors can find scholarly articles about ADHD, coping tools, and support groups in their area. ADDA also holds an Annual Community Health Conference and webinars for ADDA members.
Online version of ADDitude Magazine is a comprehensive resource for adults and children with ADHD, as well as parents and family members of such individuals. ADDitude Magazine provides information about medication, dietary tips, and tools for educating and parenting ADHD children. Site visitors are able to share personal stories, connect with others through support groups, and receive bimonthly e-newsletters with recent news and information.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a national nonprofit for families, educators, professionals, students, and organizations providing information and educational resources about ADHD, CHADD. It has more than 200 chapters in the United States and provides a directory of professionals offering support services for individuals and families living with ADHD.
ADHD Aware is an independent nonprofit organization run by people with ADHD for people with ADHD. ADHD Aware offers tool kits for adults and children, as well as a professional directory and resource links for ADHD advocacy, co-morbid conditions, child-specific issues, and education. Site visitors can access gender-specific information and support clubs to empower children and teens living with ADHD.
This article appeared as a blog post in the November 23, 2015 issue of The New York Times. It describes a video game that is built to be prescribed to children with ADHD.
This article appeared as a blog post in the May 12, 2014 issue of The New York Times. It discusses exercising the mind as a means to treat attention deficit disorders.