Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) - Resources Regional Resources Life And Learning Services (LDA) provide answers, guidance, and information to help parents, educators, and healthcare professionals to address the needs of children and adults who struggle with learning disabilities. National Resources Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder(CHADD) Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others. (Resources on the website are available in English and Spanish.) Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) provides information, resources, and networking to adults and family members and to professionals. (Resources on the website are available in English and Spanish.) American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ADHD Resource Center aims to empower consumers through patient education and contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, clinical resources, expert videos, and abstracts from the JAACAP, Scientific Proceedings and Facts for Families relevant to ADHD. Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children with ADHD American Academy of Pediatrics ADHD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents; National Resource Center on ADHD National Resource Center on ADHD provides information on the ADHD disorder which affects how millions of children and adults function on a daily basis. The NRC was created to meet the information needs of professionals and the general public. Center for Disease Control Center for Disease Control aims to inform parents, organizes and presents information for parents, and provides resources. The CDC Portal is a great source for credible, accurate information in helping parents raising healthy kids and providing a safe home and community. It also is a resource for diseases and conditions that can occur and for developmental milestones and schedules. Parent Medication Guide for AD/HD (This website is available in English and Spanish.) National Institute of Mental Health The NIMH website has a page that details "What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?" National Autism Center The National Autism Center's National Standards Report Books I Can't Stop! A Story about Tourette Syndrome, by Holly Niner My Mouth is a Volcano, by Julia Cook Mrs. Gorski, I think I Have the Wiggle Fidgets, by Barbara Esham Taking Charge of ADHD, by Russell Barkley Jacobs, C. and Wendel, I., The Everything Parent's Guide to ADHD in Children. 2010. Avon, MA: Adams Media Raising Your Spirited Child, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka No More Meltdowns, by Jed Baker offers solutions for addressing behavior in children who do not respond to traditional behavioral techniques Smart but Scattered, by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare Putting on the Brakes, by Patricia Quinn and Judith Stern “Unstuck and On Target! An Executive Function Curriculum to Improve Flexibility for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Research Edition,” by L. Cannon, and colleagues (2011). “Unstuck and On Target!” is a guide for educators to use as a classroom based intervention for students ages 8 to 11 years old (description of the curriculum). A companion problem-solving guide called, “Solving Executive Function Challenges,” was recently released (2014) by the same authors and is designed for use by parents, educators, and therapists with children in grades K-8. This problem-solving guide includes specific examples; worksheets that break down tasks into small, achievable chunks, key words and phrases that help kids stay on target; and reproducible visual aids.