Here are some organizations and websites that provide information about ADHD. NAPAC does not endorse any of the following services. They are provided for your information only. Please let us know if you have additional resources to add to our lists.
This is an extensive website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders.
A non-profit organization for parents of children and young adults with learning disorders and ADHD. Their goal is to provide useful, authoritative information from experts, practical advice and support from parents, and inspiration from successful adults living with LD and ADHD.
Understanding ADHD | Understood.com
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. which offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.
Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. This collection exists in order to make on-line Special Education resources more easily and readily available in one location.
Resources and Tools
Who Can Diagnose LD and/or ADHD | from LD Online
This table explains the role of some of the professionals who provide services. Recall that many of these professionals can suspect LD and/or ADHD but all are not licensed, or have the needed certifications, to diagnose the disorders. It is always important to ask the professional about his/her credentials. When you go to a person in a private practice, not in the school system, it is important to determine if the professional has the needed license to be in private practice and to make the diagnosis of LD and/or ADHD.
ADHD| from LD Online
Articles, books, links, Q&A
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