ADHD

What is ADD/ADHD?

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders.  It is usually first diagnosed in childhood and often persists into adulthood.  ADHD is a chronic disorder that can negatively impair many aspects of daily life, including home, school, work, and interpersonal relationships.

Books:

• Journey Through ADDulthood, Sari Solden, Walker & Company, New York, NY;  2002,

www.ADDjourneys.com

> Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embrace Your Differences and Transform Your Life, Sari Solden,  Underwood Books (Nevada City, CA, 2005), 304 pages

> Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood through Adulthood, by Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey 

websites:

-  www.chadd.org  - CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.

-  www.help4adhd.org - A national resource center on ADHD

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