Multimedia and Tools
Listen to a podcast by the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry discussing the study: “Trends in the Parent-Report of Health Care Provider-Diagnosis and Medication Treatment for ADHD: United States, 2003—2011”
ADHD: Do Parents Know If Their Child Has Been Diagnosed?
Parent report is a valid measure of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder diagnosis (ADHD). This video commentary appeared on the CDC Expert Commentary page of Medscape during October 2013.
Children’s Mental Disorders: A Journey for Parents and Children
Meet two families and hear about their experiences living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Tourette Syndrome.
ADHD: Do Parents Know It When They See It?
There is new evidence that parent-reported indicators of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are similar to estimates generated from medical records. This video commentary appeared on the CDC Expert Commentary page of Medscape during October 2013.
Clinical practice guidelines
Learn more about the new clinical practice guidelines for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This video commentary appeared on the CDC Expert Commentary page of Medscape during November 2011.
A widget is a CDC.gov application that displays the featured content directly on your web page. You can embed content in personalized home pages, blogs, and other sites. Once you've added the widget, there's no technical maintenance. CDC.gov will update the content automatically.
ADHD Symptoms Widget
Help spread the word about ADHD! This widget helps people learn about symptoms and fill out a symptom checklist to take to the doctor.
To add the widget, copy the code next to the widget and paste it into your web page.
View, download and print these informative posters.
- Medication For Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Our Children
- Medication For Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (square)
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Our Children (square)
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Age of Diagnosis (square)
CDC has Health-e-Cards (or "electronic greeting cards") that you can send to friends, family, and co-workers. Simply click on the link, type in an email address and name, and send a colorful greeting!
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Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
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