Tuesday, May 21, 2024

ADHD Resources – AKA Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD refers to a range of behaviour problem associated with having a poor or low attention span. These may include impulsiveness, restlessness and hyperactivity and often prevent children from learning and socialising at the same level as children without ADHD. The conditions of ADHD are normally first noticed at an early age and may become more obvious when the child starts school.

AHDA symptoms include failing to pay attentions – appears not to listen and not being able to follow instructions, undertake chores or complete homework as well as forgetful within daily life and activities. Find a range of official and medical information about ADHD from the sites listed below, including symptom and diagnosis details plus treatment information and advice from parents and teachers.

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Official information and medical advice with details of treatments, alternative therapies and related ADHD newsletters.

Online ADD/ADHD support group, providing information, news, forums, free educational software and the latest news. Includes a number of external resources of ADHD interest.

Provides information, training and support for parents, sufferers and professionals in the fields of ADHD and related learning and behavioural difficulties.

An informative site centred around ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, Dyslexia and similar neurological differences along with any other type of hidden impairment.

An NHS Choices site providing a range of ADHD facts with video clips. Help sections include causes and what to do to combat behavioral symptoms as well as suggested treatments.

Set up to campaign and highlight ADHD and working towards achieving equality for people with ADHD in UK. Read articles, readers views and how to get involved. Includes FAQ’s about the condition.

A comprehensive official resource of everything ADHD with FAQ, recipes that may assist, medications and emotions and behavior issues connected to ADHA.

Provides information on all areas of ADHD for teenagers, parents and a dedicated section for teachers to gain a greater insight to the condition.

The Scottish ADHD Coalition was set up in 2017 and highlights ADHD figures in children in Scotland along with information, support and promoting ADHD support groups. Includes diagnosis details.