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ADHD Resources

The list below includes key organizations, web pages and information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). We encourage you to explore these and to connect with your state or local National Federation of Families affiliate if you need support, information or resources or are concerned that your child/youth may be struggling with ADHD.

ADHD Information and Overview (NIMH)

This page on the National Institute of Mental Health's website provides an overview of anxiety disorders as well as information about signs and symptoms, risk factors, treatment and therapies.

Article: Understanding Anxiety Disorders: When Panic, Fear and Worries Overwhelm (NIMH) - English and Spanish

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) was founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with ADHD. The organization is composed of dedicated volunteers from around the country who play an integral part in the association’s success by providing support, education and encouragement to parents, educators and professionals on a grassroots level through CHADD chapters.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)

The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is the world’s leading adult ADHD organization. We are an international non-profit – 501C – organization founded over twenty-five years ago to help adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) lead better lives. Since its inception, ADDA has become the source for information and resources exclusively for and about adult ADHD.

ADDitude: Inside the ADHD Mind


ADHD Resources from the CDC

Information and resources from the CDC provided in both English and Spanish.


What You Need To Know About AD/HD Under The Individuals With Disabilities Education (IDEA) Act

This page from The Child Advocate offers a comprehensive Q and A about what is covered under the IDEA Act related to ADHD.

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