Resources for ADD / ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Third Edition by A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment; Russell Barkely, Ph.D.

Taking Charge of ADD
by Russell Barkley, Ph.D.

The Explosive Child
by Ross Green, Ph.D.

The Defiant Child: 8 Steps to Better Behavior
by R.A. Barkley, Ph.D. and C. M. Benton

Hyperactivity: Why Won’t My Child Pay Attention
by S. Goldstein and M. Goldstein

ADHD/Hyperactivity: A Consumer’s Guide
by M. Gordon

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness and Meditation in Daily Life
by J. Kabat-Zinn

ADAPT: Attention Deficit Accommodation Planning for Teaching
by H. Parker

Putting On The Brakes: Young People’s Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
by P. Quinn and J. Stern

Driven to Distraction
by E. Hallowell and J. Ratey

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?
by K. Kelly and Ramundop

The Blank Slate; The Modern Denial of Human Nature
by Steven Pinka

A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies
by Beth Fouse and Maria Wheeler

Getting Rid of Ritalin (How Neurofeedback Can Successfully Treat Attention Deficit Disorder without Drugs)
by Robert W. Hill, Ph.D. and Eduardo Castro, M.D.

Support Services for Parents

CHADD Organization Headquarters
8181 Professional Plaza, Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
178A 2nd Street, Suite 200
Highland Park, IL

Learning Disability Association of America (LDA)
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349

Relevant Websites

CHADD Organization
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.

ADDA Organization
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is the world’s leading adult ADHD organization. Our mission is to provide information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives. We are an international non-profit organization, founded twenty years ago by adult ADHD support group leaders to share information, resources and provide support for one another. In the 20 years since its inception, ADDA has grown to become the source for information and resources exclusively for and about the adult ADHD community.

Learning Disabilities Association
Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make the Learning Disabilities Association of America the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.

ADD Warehouse
Leading resource for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), learning disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), autism, Asperger’s, and related problems. ADD books, ADHD books, ADD videos, ADHD videos, Conners Rating Scale

Council for Exceptional Education
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Between 7 and 12 Million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders at any given time. The AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders.

American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics — an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

National Institute of Mental Health
The National Resource Center on AD/HD (NRC): A Program of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder), was established in 2002 to be the national clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information on AD/HD. The NRC provides comprehensive information and support to individuals with AD/HD, their families and friends, and the professionals involved in their lives.

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities provides information to the nation on: disabilities in children and youth; programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities; IDEA, the nation’s special education law; No Child Left Behind, the nation’s general education law; and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.