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Looking for additional ADHD resources? We’re here to help

Take a look at our reading list and suggested support organizations.


Recommended ADHD reading list for parents

Use the links below to read more about tips and strategies on a variety of topics related to ADHD.


Tools and resources that can help you and your child

Planning Ahead for Summertime With ADHD  

Tips for combining fun and structure—the recipe for the best summer ever for the child with ADHD!

Talking to the Teacher  

Tips for a successful school year, and questions to help guide discussions with your child’s teachers.

Holiday ADHD Checklist  

Download this form to assist in planning holiday events and activities with your family.

IEPs and Section 504 Plans  

This chart compares the main points of each plan side by side, to help you understand the differences.

Teenagers and ADHD…It’s Complicated  

Tips to help navigate some of the complexities facing teens with ADHD.

Social Media & the Child With ADHD  

Download this form for screen time recommendations and a link to the FREE “Time to Unplug?” webinar.

Making Friends Can Be Hard for Kids With ADHD  

Tips on helping to connect your child with others.

Inattentive ADHD is Much Harder to Diagnose  

Download this resource to help recognize the 9 symptoms of Inattentive ADHD.


Education and support for parents

The following ADHD support organizations may help arm you with knowledge, provide a sense of community, or just give you the opportunity to talk to others who may share your parenting challenges.

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ADDitude Forums

An online ADHD community from ADDitude Magazine, where parents of children with ADHD can ask questions in a “No Judgment Zone.”

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ADHD Coaches Organization

A nationwide organization that connects individuals with ADHD to a specialized network of ADHD coaches. ADHD coaching helps clients develop the skills and strategies they need to achieve their personal goals and full potential.

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American Psychiatric Association

An organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure effective treatment for all persons with mental illness. Provides education on ADHD, as well as a blog addressing topics relevant to the disorder. Also offers a “Psychiatrist Finder” tool to help connect patients and their families with treatment professionals.

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Center for Parent Information Resources

A central “hub” of information and products created for Parent Centers around the country that serve families of children with disabilities. Children with ADHD are entitled to additional help under 2 primary education laws: the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Every state has a parent technical assistance center that may help you learn more about your child’s rights. Knowing your state-mandated assistance will help you advocate for your child and make sure he/she receives an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Section 504 plan.


Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)  

An established organization founded in 1987 to provide education and advocacy to parents of children with ADHD, as well as adults managing the disorder. CHADD’s Parent-to-Parent Program provides basic education on ADHD and helps parents identify local community training programs.

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Mental Health America

A leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness, and to promote mental health for all Americans. Offers screening tools and policy information specific to individuals with ADHD.

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National Institute of Mental Health

The lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Offers the latest scientific information on ADHD, as well as resources for finding treatment or participating in clinical trials.

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Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.

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