Contains information and inspiration for adults and children with attention deficit disorder.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention Deficit Disorder Association, ADDA, provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives. We provide hope, empowerment and connections worldwide by bringing together science and the human experience for both adults with AD/HD and professionals who serve them.
CHADD is a non-profit organization serving individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). Through collaborative leadership, advocacy, research, education and support, CHADD provides science-based, evidence-based information about ADD/ADHD to parents, educators, professionals, the media and the general public.
Publications: The ADHD Workbook for Parents: A Guide for Parents of Children Ages 2-12 with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Parker, H.C. (2005). The ADHD workbook for parents: a guide for parents of children ages 2-12 with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Plantation, FL: Specialty Press, Inc. This book includes chapters on managing behavior, handling homework, improving study strategies, advocating for your child in school, and understanding medical treatments, providing the kind of practical advice parents need. Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD Quinn, P. & Stern, M. (2009). Putting on the brakes: Understanding and taking control of your ADD or ADHD. Washington, DC: Magination Press. An essential ADD/ADHD resource for school counselors, parents, and children that is useful in understanding and magaging attention disorders. This book offers practical ways to help children improve organizational, focusing, studying, and homework skills. Attention Girls! A Guide to Learn All About Your AD/HD Quinn, P.O. (2009). Attention girls! A guide to learn all about your AD/HD. Washington, DC: Magination Press. Written by a developmental pediatrician who is a well-known author, this is the first book written for ‘tween’ girls (ages 7-11) who have ADD/ADHD. It offers girls, their parents, and professionals practical tips and techniques for managing attention disorders and the many aspects of life that these disorders can affect. It is modern and written in an engaging style that doesn’t ‘talk down’ to girls. It is packed with useful and empowering lessons that are simple to apply.