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This particular site developed by the National Institute for Mental Health provides a strong and comprehensive overview of ADHD, its symptoms, effective management and treatment.
The National Resource Center on AD/HD is a program of CHADD which was established with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a national clearinghouse of information and resources for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The website provides answers to frequently asked questions about this condition. Information is also available in Spanish.
Serves people with ADD as well as their families, teachers, and those who care for persons who care for them. The organization focuses especially on ADD adults and young adults.
Both ADD and various learning disabilities can cause significant academic frustrations for children and adolescents. While these frustrations can result in various degrees of disappointment and depression, there are some fundamental strategies that can ease frustration and improve academic performance. This site provides some key steps that will assist both parents and students in maximizing the academic experience.
Finding accurate information about whether or not individuals with ADHD can serve in the military is a challenge. Many parents or teenagers want to know whether a diagnosis of ADHD or taking medication to treat ADHD disqualifies someone from entering the military service. This challenge is compounded by the fact that military recruiters who have monthly recruitment quotas they must meet, often give incomplete, contradictory, or inaccurate information. This article provides information to assist the individual in finding solid answers to these important questions.