ADHD

Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada
CADDAC is committed to increasing the understanding of ADHD, therefore decreasing the stigma of ADHD by providing up-to-date scientific information on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Teach ADHD
The mission of TeachADHD is to provide teachers and other education professionals with resources and materials that have been developed specifically to bridge the substantial gap between current neuroscientific understanding of ADHD and classroom practice. These resources and materials are relevant for teaching and supporting students who are inattentive, off-task, fidgety, restless, disorganized, and have problems remembering and following instructions regardless of whether they have received a diagnosis of 'ADHD'.
Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic site offers a patient-oriented comprehensive descriptionof ADHD, broken into distinct sections covering signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options. This site is a good one-stop resource for those looking for a quick and concise overview to recognizing and managing ADHD.
MedlinePlus ADHD Site
MedlinePlus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Their ADHD site offers a user-friendly introduction to ADHD with links to guide you to more detailed information on diagnosis/symptoms of ADHD; available treatments; latest news, recent research and other related topics of interest. This site is an ideal resource for those looking to access a broad collection of links to information and research developed by the leading agencies and organizations dedicated to ADHD.
File ADHD Parent Medication Guide
This medication guide is intended to help parents, patients, and family members better understand the treatments used to care for children with ADHD.
ADDitude: Living well with attention deficit
A wonderful website with a wide variety of information including: spouse relations, stress management, high-school buddies, classroom accommodations and blogs. A treasure trove of information that will expand your understanding and ability to live well with attention deficit.
Management of ADHD ~ Video
A lecture given by the esteemed Dr. Russell Barkley, a world-renowned leader and expert in the field for the past 34 years. Clearly explained, with the most recent research reviewed, Dr. Barkley's influence is making an enormous difference. Further, with Dr. Barkley's credibility in the pharmaceutical world, exciting advances are being made with non-stimulant medication with excellent results in reducing anxiety and increasing attention.
File Power Point Slides for Dr. Barkley's Video Lecture
These slides are referred to in the video presentation (also shared in this file on ADHD). They are comprehensive and do give a clear summary of the lecture.
CHADD ~ Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
The Calgary chapter provides information and support for parents, children, and adults in and around the Calgary area, who are affected by and struggle with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
File ADHD Resource Conference
What medical practitioners learned not many years ago about ADD/ADHD is now irrelevant or outright wrong! There is much better information now available! Come and find out!
ADD And Loving It?!
ADD & Loving It?! is a ground-breaking blend of humour, hope, and science that dispels the myths about a controversial disorder – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Focusing on Success: Teaching Students With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
The primary audience for this document is teachers.
Medical/Disability Information for Teachers
Strategies that make a difference.
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