Center for Management of ADHD Resources
For Parents and Caregivers
As a parent of a child with, you will often need to be the manager of the team that helps your child succeed. Find out how you can help.
This resource will help you better understand attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), how to get your child evaluated for ADHD, and what resources are available to help.
The authors explore the varied forms ADHD takes, from hyperactivity to daydreaming. They dispel common myths, offer helpful coping tools, and more.
The author pools his own experiences with more than 80 other parents to help you troubleshoot the system without reinventing the wheel.
This quick-reference guide offers hundreds of ideas to help kids with ADHD in both elementary and secondary school.
This book gives you the science-based information you need about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its treatment.
Penn State Educational Equity website provides a comprehensive checklist that students with disabilities and their parents can use to help prepare them for a post-secondary education.
Teaching children with ADHD can be challenging at times. These strategies for educators have been found to successfully improve behavioral and academic functioning of children with ADHD.
Tools for Success at School
This tool can help parents and teachers work together to regularly monitor the behavior of a child with attention and/or behavior problems. It can also motivate your child to change his behavior in positive ways.
Find tips on how to help your child with ADHD succeed in school. Get information about your child's educational rights.
Find tips on how parents and teachers can partner together to help children with ADHD succeed.
Brief Video Series
The PASS Video Series is a collection of short, educational videos presented by study team members on topics related to ADHD and useful services for families of children with ADHD.
A CHOP psychologist discusses executive functioning in children with ADHD, and provides practical tips for parents.
This video focuses on the transition to adulthood for teens with ADHD, presented by J. Russell Ramsay, PhD, co-director of the Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Psychologists from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia discuss ADHD in the context of adolescence, and suggest strategies to help your teen with ADHD.
Dr. Stephen L. Soffer, PhD, psychologist in the Center for Management of ADHD at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses interventions and treatment options to help children with ADHD succeed in the home environment.
CHOP psychologists describe the role of parent-school collaboration in success of students with ADHD, and present practical school- and home-based behavior management strategies.
A psychologist from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia discusses the effect of ADHD on peer relationships and ways to help your child improve his social skills and make and keep friends.
This video discusses the impact of ADHD on teen behavior as it relates to driving and provides strategies for promoting safe driving in teens with ADHD.
Find ADHD-related topics including assessment/testing, coping skills, relationships, diet and nutrition and much more.
A professional membership organization providing resources to its members and the public, including resources for students and their parents, as well as tools from various sources to help disability service professionals enhance their work.
A Canadian non-profit, multi-disciplinary alliance of healthcare professional working in the field of ADHD. CADDRA provides information about ADHD to educators, parents, children, adolescents and adults.
The CDC provides in-depth information about ADHD, including symptoms and diagnosis, treatment options, research, recommendations, free educational materials and more.
CHADD is a non-profit that provides support and services to individuals with ADHD, including support groups, community resource information, monthly meetings and more.
The Education Law Center of NJ advocates for children with learning disabilities to ensure that all children have access to a quality public education.
The Education Law Center of PA advocates for children with learning disabilities to ensure that all children have access to a quality public education. To contact the local office by phone, call 215-238-6970.
LDA provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals.
ADDA's mission is to help people with ADHD lead happier, more successful lives through education, research and public advocacy. It focuses especially on the needs of adults and young adults with ADHD.
Provides helpful information and resources about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to patients, parents, teachers and healthcare professionals.
NCLD provides information, resources and referral sources for children and adults with learning disabilities. They also develop educational programs, seminars and workshops
NIMH provides a very thorough description of our current knowledge of ADHD. This is an excellent resource for families and healthcare providers with questions concerning a wide range of issues related to ADHD.
It's the nation's clearinghouse for science-based information about all aspects of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
The Tourette Association of America is a non-profit organization working to make life better for all people affected by Tourette and Tic disorders, offering resources and referrals to help individuals and families cope with the challenges related to these disorders.