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1. ADDISS: provides information & resources for parents, people with ADHD, teachers, & medical professionals.
2. Mad as ADHDers: ADHD & ASD Information & Support; it also has a forum
3. DANDA: Developmental Adult Neuro-Diversity Association. helping adults with Developmental dyspraxia, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome and related conditions reach their full potential by providing and improving emotional and practical support, particularly for those conditions for which there has been less provision such as dyspraxia.
4. UKAAN: UK Adult ADHD Network. UKAAN, founded by experienced mental health specialists, provides support, education, research and training for mental health professionals working with adults with ADHD.
5. The Dyscovery Centre: The Centre helps individuals with living and learning difficulties, such as Developmental Co-ordination Disorder, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Asperger’s Syndrome. It provides clinical services, undertakes research,provides consultancy services and training at all levels from awareness raising courses to Masters degree level.
6. Box of Ideas: A useful website provided by the Dyscovery Centre that has lots of ideas, guidance, tips, and information from early years to employment.
1. ADHD Europe: advancing the rights of, and advocating on every level throughout Europe for people affected by AD/HD and co-morbid conditions in order to help them reach their full potential.
2. ADHD Network Foundation: Provides a forum for ADHD specialists to exchange knowledge and to hear new developments. Also provides a list of specialists treating ADHD throughout Europe.
3. World Federation of ADHD: The objective and mission of the World Federation of ADHD is to support and promote worldwide clinical and scientific study projects, including training activities in the field of ADHD (Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder) and related disorders. To also support the exchange of information between scientists, physicians, health experts, ADHD lay organisations, self-help groups, and the public; to collaborate with other related professional and lay organizations.
1. ADDults with ADHD (NSW) Inc. Non-funded voluntary organisation addressing needs of adults with ADHD and other related conditions.
2. ADHD in Australia. Links to ADHD groups in Australia.
1. CADDAC: Centre for ADD/ADHD Advocacy, Canada
2. CADDRA: The Canadian Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Resource Alliance
United States of America
1. Adult Attention Deficit Disorder: Diagnosis, Coping and Mastery
3. ADDA: Attention Deficit Disorder Association
4. APSARD: The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) is an international organization consisting of a broad spectrum of allied mental health experts working to improve the quality of care for patients with ADHD through the exchange of research, best practices and evidence-based insights.
5. ADDitude: Living well with Attention Deficit
6. OMIM-ADHD: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man – ADHD. A comprehensive, authoritative, and timely compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes relating to ADHD
7. Dr Thomas E Brown: A new understanding of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
8. CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
9. Sound of ADHD simulation: What it sounds like to have ADHD from Paedriatric Neurological Associates in the USA.
1. PASDA – Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults: PASDA has been a constituted group since 2005, and gained charity status in October 2011. They are parents and carers from Edinburgh and the Lothians whose relative either has a diagnosis of, or is suspected to have an autistic spectrum condition.
1. Sane: a charity that provides support, research, and campaigns on behalf of people with mental illnesses.
2. Mind: a charity that provides information, advice, and also campaigns on behalf of people.
3. The Mental Health Foundation: A charity that carries out research, develops solutions for better mental health services, and campaigns to reduce stigma.
4. Rethink: a charity that provides mental health services and support groups.
5. Depression Alliance: a charity that provides information and support.
6. MDF: the Bipolar Organisation: a charity that provides support for people with bipolar, as well as for their families and carers.
7. beat: Eating Disorders Association: a charity that provides helplines, online support, and self-help groups for people with eating disorders.
8. OCDaction: a charity that provides support and information for anyone affected by OCD.
9. No More Panic: a website that provides information and online support for people with panic, anxiety, phobias, and obsessive compulsive disorders.
10. Anxiety UK: a charity that provides information and support for people with anxiety, and also for medical professionals interested in the area of anxiety.
11. Relate: a charity that provides advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations, and in-person support by phone and online.
12. National Autistic Society: a charity that provides information & support, and campaigns on behalf of, people with autism and Asperger syndrome.
1. Sign Health: a healthcare charity for deaf people.
2. Cruse Bereavement Care: a charity that provides support and information.
3. The Gender Trust: a charity that helps adults who are transsexual, gender dysphoric, transgender, or anyone affected by gender identity issues.
4. Stonewall: a charity working to remove health inequalities experienced by lesbian, gay, and bisexual people.
5. Thyroid UK: a charity that provides information and resources for promoting effective diagnosis and appropriate treatment for people with thyroid disorders in the UK
1. NetLingo: The Internet Dictionary
2. Urban Dictionary: Dictionary of slang words and phrases
3. Brain Basics: Know Your Brain: information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
4. The WWW Virtual Library: The objective of this site is to emulate, in digital form, the General Reference Collection in a traditional public library. The majority of their resources are free. Warning: we found we lost a lot of time browsing this site; but we had fun!
5. Internet Public Library: Another online public library with tons of free resources. Addictive but lots of fun!
6. Project Gutenberg: More than 33,000 e-books. This project was started in 1971 (and that’s not a typo–that’s the correct date) by Michael Hart and he began it because he believed that anything that can be entered into a computer could be reproduced indefinitely, and he wanted to make books available to the general public either for free or at such low cost that nobody would mind paying and in forms that any computer could read. Another fun site!
Review date: 12/04/2011; Next review due: 12/04/2012