Attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are neurological conditions. Research indicates that problems producing neurotransmitters in the frontal lobe and limbic portions of the brain may be the cause.

While commonly thought of in terms of their effect on children, it is now believed that ADD and ADHD may not be outgrown. Some studies suggest that as many as three-percent (3%) of adults may suffer from attention deficit disorders.

Behaviors in adults and children are similar: distractibility, lack of impulse control, problems with organizing or sequencing tasks, restlessness, and forgetfulness.

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ADD Consults
Virtual clinic that offers online consultations and conferences, research articles, and coaches network. Includes newsletter, chat groups, and forums.
ADD Resources
Directory of workshops, conferences, publications, and articles for parents, teachers, adults, and medical professionals. Includes support groups in Northeastern Washington, bookstore, lending library, and newsletter.
Family psychologist offers seminars and training for teachers, counselors, and parents living with attention deficit and behavior disorders. Includes mailing list, bookstore, free forms, schedule, and registration form.
Online version of magazine for adults and parents living with attention deficit disorders. Includes back issues, featured articles, subscription form, news and updates, bookstore, and forum.
Offers information about attention deficit disorders for parents, teens, young adults, adults, and women and girls. Includes newsletter, bookstore, multimedia library, and links to additional resources.
ADHD Support
Information, tools and resources for parents of children with ADHD and for adults with ADD.
ASK: Adults Seeking Knowledge
Information on diagnosis and treatment, behaviors, relationships, parenting, workplace and other ADD issues for adults.
Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults: It Rarely Travels Alone
Discusses common co-existing conditions, including substance abuse, antisocial personality disorder, learning disabilities, and mood disorders.
Attention Deficit Disorders Association Southern Region
Offers information for parents, teachers, professionals, and adults in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Includes articles, support groups, workshops, behavior management, and humor. [English and Spanish]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Overview and Theories on its Causes
Seeks to present every therapy currently being used for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and to indicate the clinical evidence to support these treatments. Organized by theories of ADHD, therapies for ADHD, links to useful sites and articles on ADHD and a discussion group.
C.H.A.D.D - Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
A national non-profit organization working to improve the lives of affected people through education, advocacy and support.
Dr. Ron's ADD and Family Support Centre
Unique and up-to-date information on ADD/ADHD and services for children and adults.
Hallowell Center
Specializes in the treatment of ADD, worry/anxiety in both adults and children, also child learning disabilities. Message board, articles, center information and resources.
HRI and Pfeiffer Treatment Center
An outpatient clinic dedicated to assisting children and adults with biochemical imbalances through nutrient therapy. Our emphasis is on ADD/ADHD, autism, depression, thought and mood disorders.
The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology
Factors in early development, for the majority, often underlie learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADD, ADHD and coordination problems. Find out about the primitive reflexes and how early development sets the scene for later learning.
Interview with Harlan Gephart, MD
Diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.
Jennifer Koretsky - ADHD Management
Offers information, tips, resources, and a free e-newsletter. Management skills groups done via telephone.
Joyce Kubik
Coaching adults through the maze of confusion of being an adult with AD/HD via audio and video cassettes.
Leslie Rouder, LCSW
Help for adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. Support groups, information, counseling, therapy and coaching.
Living with ADD
Includes articles, tips and tools for daily living, online and audio classes, forum, personal stories, and email newsletter for adult sufferers.
Tools to improve the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Articles, personal stories, interviews with ADD professionals, book reviews, and links to other ADD-related sites that provide information which may be helpful.
New Zealand's ADHD Online Support Group
Offers information on causes, treatments, legal rights, and support for New Zealand parents. Includes artwork by ADHD kids, child of the week, and a page for teachers.
On Beyond Ritalin
Humorous but fairly accurate look at the medications used for treatment-resistant adult AD/HD.
Overcome Attention Deficit Disorder - Neural Cognitive Therapy
Offering a program to treat learning disabilities without medication.
Tomatis Auditory Training
Provides listening training as the cornerstone to a sensory integration therapy service for children, adolescents, and adults.
Treating Girls and Women with Attention Deficit Disorder
Explains how women's and girls' symptoms may be different and may require tailored treatment. Includes information for young girls, teens, and adults.
WebMD: ADD & ADHD Health Center
Provides statistics and information on behaviors and problems, impairments, diagnosis, and treatments.
When Adults Have ADHD
Patient handout details what it is, questions the doctor might ask, other possible problems, what can be done, and self-help ideas.

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