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ADD Useful Links

ADHD-Europe
ADHD-Europe is a European non profit association, founded in April 2008, whose main objective is to defend and expand the rights of people affected by AD/HD) and to help them improve their quality of life. ADHD-Europe wants to raise public awareness about ADHD and influence the European decision-makers on behalf of people affected by this disorder. ADHD-Europe will do this through the prevention of stigma and discriminatory practices and through the promotion of inclusive practices in the medical, family, school and labour settings across Europe. INCADDS is a founder member.

ADDA
This is the website of Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA), an organisation for adults with ADHD in the USA. ADDA provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with ADHD lead better lives. They aim to provide hope, empowerment and connections worldwide by bringing together science arid the human experience for both adults with ADHD and the professionals who serve them.

ADDers.org
The objective of this UK site is to promote awareness of ADHD and to provide informolion and as much free practical help on the condition to adults, children and their families.

ADDIS
The UK Notional Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service.

ADHD Partnership Support Pack
A resource to help parents, carers and teachers from across Europe to work together in supporting school-age children with ADHD. The support pack has been developed with assistance of the European ADHD Awareness Taskforce.

Belfast Education and Library Board
The Belfast Education and Library Board 5iic which has a number of very useful guides for parents and teachers on ADD/ADHD.

CHADD
This is an excellent site based in the USA and is continually updated. With over 20,000 members, CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the leading non-profit organisation serving individuals with ADHD. Through collaborative leadership, advocacy, research, education and support CHADD provides science-based, evidence-based information about the condition to parents, educators, professionals, the media and the general public.

Dr. David Rabiner
The website of David Rabiner, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Duke University.

Dr. Sam Goldstein
This contains a variety of online resources dealing with ADHD and other topics. Some of Dr. Goldstein’s articles are posted on the site and you can read current and archived articles on learning, childhood resilence, ADHD and autism. US site.

ERICEC
An archive of ERIC Clearinghouse for Disabilities and Gifted Education (ERICEC). ERIC gathered and disseminated professional literature, information and resources on the education and development of individuals of all ages who have disabilities and/or who are gifted- US site.

LD Seven Habits
Good advice on the essential attitudes and habits for devising successful lEPs in this US site.

mentalhealth.ie
Mental Health was created by Mental Health Reform to provide information on statutory mental health services, as well as on services offered by their member organisations in Ireland. This site will also let you know what to expect from a good quality mental health service.

MTA Study
Multimodal Treatment of Children with ADHD (MTA) Study, carried out in the US, was the biggest ever study completed on the treatment of ADHD

NCLD
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programmes to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities. US site.

Prof. Michael Fitzgerald
Michael Fitzgerald is Henry Marsh Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Trinity College, Dublin. He was the first Profesor Of Child Psychiartry in Ireland.He is the leading expert on ADHD in Ireland.
Visit his website and view his presentation on ADHD.

US National Resource Center on AD/HD
The National Resource Center on AD/HD is a Program of CHADD that has been established, with funding from the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to be a national clearinghouse of information and resources concerning AD/HD. This website answers many questions about AD/HD, and directs users to other reliable sources online.

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