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Online Resources

If you’re looking for additional online resources, support groups, and information about ADHD, we recommend our ADHD Library and our ADHD resource directory of other online resources reviewed and vetted by Psych Central.
We also have a thriving online support group for ADHD.

Other Groups & Resources

Attention Deficit Information Network (Ad-IN)
475 Hillside Avenue
Needham, MA 02194
(781) 455-9895

Provides up-to-date information on current research,
regional meetings. Offers aid in finding solutions to practical
problems faced by adults and children with an attention
disorder.

ADD Warehouse
300 NW 70th Avenue
Plantation, FL 33317
(800) 233-9273

Distributes books, tapes, videos, assessment on attention
deficit hyperactivity disorders. A central location for ordering
many of the books listed above. Call for catalog.

Center for Mental Health Services
Office of Consumer, Family, and Public Information
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15-105

Rockville, MD 20857
(301) 443-2792

This national center, a component of the U.S. Public Health
Service, provides a range of information on mental health,
treatment, and support services.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
(CH.A.D.D.)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
(800) 233-4050

A major advocate and key information source for people
dealing with attention disorders. Sponsors support groups and
publishes two newsletters concerning attention disorders for
parents and professionals.

Council for Exceptional Children
11920 Association Drive
Reston, VA 22091
(703) 620-3660

Provides publications for educators. Can also provide
referral to ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center)
Clearinghouse for Handicapped and Gifted Children.

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
1021 Prince Street

Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-7710

Provides information, support, and referrals through
federation chapters throughout the country. This national
parent-run organization focuses on the needs of children with
broad mental health problems.

HEATH Resource Center
American Council on Education
1 Dupont Circle, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 544-3284

A national clearinghouse on post-high school education for
people with disabilities.

Learning Disabilities Association of America
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(412) 341-8077

Provides information and referral to state chapters, parent
resources, and local support groups. Publishes news briefs
and a professional journal.

National Association of Private Schools

for Exceptional Children

1522 K Street, NW, Suite 1032
Washington, DC 20005

(202) 408-3338

Provides referrals to private special education programs.

National Center for Learning Disabilities
99 Park Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 687-7211

Provides referrals and resources. Publishes Their World
magazine describing true stories on ways children and adults cope
with LD.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
P.O. Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847
(800) 729-6686

Provides information on the risks of alcohol during
pregnancy, and fetal alcohol syndrome.

National Information Center for Children

and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

P.O. Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013
(800) 695-0285

Publishes free, fact-filled newsletters. Arranges
workshops. Advises parents on the laws entitling children with
disabilities to special education and other services.

Sibling Information Network
A.J. Pappanikou Center
1776 Ellington Road
South Windsor, CT 06074

(203) 648-1205

Publishes a newsletter for and about siblings of children
with special needs.

Tourette Syndrome Association
42-40 Bell Boulevard
Bayside, NY 11361
(718) 224-2999

State and local chapters provide national information,
advocacy, research, and support.

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This article is based upon a brochure published by the National Institute of Mental Health.

 

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Martin, B. (2007). Resources for Attention Deficit Disorder. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 2, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/lib/resources-for-attention-deficit-disorder/0001209
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