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ADHD Medicines  External Link

Medicines used to treat attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are called psychostimulants. ... Details >

American Academy of Family Physicians  External Link

ADHD: What Parents Should Know  External Link

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the name of a group of behaviors found in many children and adults. ... Details >

American Academy of Family Physicians  External Link

Attention Deficit Disorders With/Without Hyperactivity  External Link

ADD/ADHD is not new. The name has just been changed. There is a high co-morbidity with dyslexia, with 60-70% of individuals with ADD having dyslexia as well.... Details >

Dyslexia Research Institute  External Link

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) Frequently Asked Questions  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), a condition resulting in symptoms of inability to maintain attention, impulsive beh... Details >

Attention Deficit Disorder Association  External Link

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

This fact sheet defines attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and discusses its prevalence, symptoms, characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment. Educational implications are considered and resourc... Details >

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, U.S. Department of Education  External Link

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder Information Page

A general overview of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder that includes a description and information about treatment, prognosis and research. Selected references and a list of organizations wher... Details >

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents  External Link

This is one of a series of fact sheets on the mental, emotional, and behavior disorders that can appear in childhood or adolescence. This fact sheet answers common questions about attention-deficit/hy... Details >

SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center, Center for Mental Health Services

Helping the School Age Child with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder  External Link

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is currently thought to have both biochemical and behavioral components. ... Details >

American Occupational Therapy Association  External Link

How does attention deficit disorder affect your life?   External Link

This document helps define how attention deficit disorder affects your life and how to manage those feelings. ... Details >

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources  External Link

Locate the Chapter Nearest You - Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)  External Link

CHADD chapters provide varying services in more than 225 communities across the country and offer a variety of activities that can truly make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affe... Details >

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder  External Link