Links to Other Websites
ADHD in American Sign Language (ASL)
The Chemung County Network of Care for Behavioral Health (New York) provides a description of ADHD including signs, sypmtoms, causes and treatment in ASL.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
National advocacy organization for individuals affected by ADHD. CHADD organizes local chapters for information and support.
Fin, Fur and Feather Bureau of Investigation
Set of internet-based games ideal for kids with ADHD. Each game is designed to teach useful skills and strategies, while continually encouraging players to complete increasingly difficult tasks. To increase interest, the FFFBI Academy uses a humorous spy theme and frequent reinforcements for successful game play. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
National Alliance for the Mental Illness (NAMI)
National advocacy organization for those affected by mental illness in our country. NAMI provides general information and support opportunities for many mental illnesses. This link provides a fact sheet for ADHD.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Scientific organization dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
National Resource Center on ADHD
Dedicated to providing evidence-based information about ADHD to the public. Includes a toll-free number to speak with a Health Information Specialist: 1-800-233-4050.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Information on ADHD, including facts, help for families, and resources.
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
Dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts. This site will provide information on educational policy and research related to ADHD.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General
Report of the Surgeon General's Conference on Children's Mental Health: A National Action Agenda.
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