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TABLE: Educational resources

TABLE: Educational resources

ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS

• Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) has chapters across the United States and provides information, support, parent training on ADHD and annual meeting www.chadd.org

• Attention Deficit Disorders Association (ADDA) provides resource information, such as for coaching and books www.add.org

• National Resources Center on AD/HD serves as clearinghouse for ADHD information www.help4adhd.org

• National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has chapters across the United States and provides information, support, and annual meeting www.nami.org

WEB SITES

• American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP): Facts for Families—ADHD www.aacap.org/galleries/FactsForFamilies/06_childrend_who_cant_pay_attention_adhd.pdf

• What is ADHD? www.aacap.org/cs/adhd_a_guide_for_families/what_is_adhd

• American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP): Facts for Families—Special Education www.aacap.org/galleries/FactsForFamilies/83_services_in_school_for_children_with_special_needs_what_parents_need_to_know.pdf

• ADHD Parents Medication Guide http://Parentsmedguide.org

• National Institute for Mental Health www.nimh.nih.gov

• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov

BOOKS

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents Russell A. Barkley, The Guilford Press, New York, 2000

Teenagers with ADD and ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals Chris A. Zeigler Dendy, Woodbine House, Inc, Bethesda, Md, 2006

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids, 3rd edition Timothy E. Wilens, The Guilford Press, New York, 2009

Helping Parents, Youths and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems, 3rd edition Mina K. Dulcan, American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc, Washington, DC, 2007

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd edition Russell A. Barkley, The Guilford Press, New York, 2005

• Choosing the Right Treatment: What Families Need to Know About Evidence-Based Practices www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=child_and_teen_support&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=47656

PIVOTAL ARTICLES

• Practice parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder www.aacap.org/galleries/PracticeParameters/JAACAP_ADHD_2007.pdf

Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2008;37:184-214.

Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1999;56:1073-1086.Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1999;56:1088-1096.

ADHD, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

 
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