Learning Disability / Attention Deficit Disorder
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Online. 1770+ members. Founded 2006. Provides support for parents whose children have been diagnosed or are experiencing issues such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, autism spectrum disorders (including Asperger's and persistent developmental delay), learning disabilities, speech and language delays, sensory integration dysfunction, reactive attachment disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and oppositional defiant disorder.
ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)
National network. Founded 1989. Mission is to provide information, resources and networking to adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and to the professionals working with them. Aims to generate hope, awareness, empowerment and connections worldwide in the field of ADHD through bringing together science and the human experience. The information and resources provided to individuals and families affected with ADHD focus on diagnosis, treatment, strategies and techniques for helping adults with ADHD lead better lives. Membership $45/yr. (individual); $55/yr. (family); $150/yr. (professional).
P.O. Box 7557
Wilmington, DE 19803
Conduct Disorders Parent Message Board
Online. 7080 members. Founded 1995. Support for parents of a child with one of the many behavior disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiance disorder, bipolar disorder, conduct disorder, depression, anxiety and substance abuse. Parents of children all ages welcome.
Dyslexia Support 2
Online. 1000+ members. Founded 2003. Support list for parents of children who are dyslexic. Resource for parents to share ideas and exchange ways of helping.
CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
(BILINGUAL) * International. Founded 1987. * Support network for individuals, parents and caregivers of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Provides information for parents, adults, teachers and professionals. Bimonthly magazine and annual conference. Dues $49; student $38; healthcare professionals $120; organizations $325. Online listing of local support groups.
8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785
Voice: 1-800-233-4050 or 301-306-7070 (day)
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