Online Resources:
Your Bridge to a Better Understanding of ADD

 

 
                                                               

 

CO-MORBIDITIES:

Diagnosis: ADHD or Bipolar?:  Dr. Charles Popper compares, and explains, the differences between symptoms of ADHD and Bipolar Disorder.

Dr. Bob’s Pharmacological Tips: Bipolar Disorder or ADD – a physician discussion about the difference.

Common Disorders that Co-occur with ADD: by David Rabiner, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Duke University

Attention Deficit or Bipolar?   by Jim Phelps, M.D. explains the differences betwen the two conditions.

  


LEARNING DISABILITIES:

Learning Disabilities Association of America: LDA is the largest non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities.

LD Online:  LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.

 Misunderstood Minds: From education guru Dr. Mel Levine This PBS documentary explores learning differences. This excellent web site offers interactive exercises so that we can experience what it is like to have a learning disability like ADHD. It will open your eyes!

The National Center for Learning Disabilities:  The National Center for Learning Disabilities works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work, and life.

 


PARENTS:

A Parent's Resource Guide to Learning Disorders: *  The Arizona Office for Americans with Disabilities has put together a wonderful resource, providing an accurate, and consise, explanation of the many different types of learning disabilities.

* A special "Thank-You" to Samantha ,of The Brighter Futures Charter School, for the "heads up" on this resource!

LD in the Home:  The National Center for Learning Disabilities provides information to help parents find the balance between meeting their child's special needs, along with the needs of the rest of the family.

LD Online:  Provides information to help parents get started in understanding what their child needs, rights and the responsibilities in working with the school, and ways to support their childs needs at home.

PBS Parents:  Provides tips and resources for parents who have children struggling in school.

 


SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW:

Wrights Law: up-to-date information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.


WOMEN & GIRLS:

The National Center for Gender Issues and ADD: For females, ADHD is often even more of an invisible condition than it is for males. To address this problem, the National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD has been founded by Patricia Quinn, M.D. and Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D. to promote awareness, advocacy, and research on AD/HD in women and girls.

Sari Solden: a site designed specifically for Women with ADD.


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