Center for Management of ADHD Resources

For Educators

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.


For Parents and Caregivers

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.


Educational Materials

PennState 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.


Videos

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.

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.


Websites

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 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.

 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.

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.


Books

The author pools his own experiences with more than 80 other parents to help you troubleshoot the system without reinventing the wheel.