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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Services & Other Resources

Information & Support

For Parents and Patients

ADHD (Healthy Children)
Links to more than 90 articles that discus various aspects of ADHD evaluation and management; developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

ADHD (Medline Plus)
Provides links to high-quality sources of information about ADHD; a service of the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.

What is ADHD? (KidsHealth)
Health information for parents, kids, and teens. This is the parent's page on ADHD, see the tabs at the top for the pages focused on kids and teens; sponsored by Nemours Foundation.

Support

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
A national non-profit organization, with numerous local chapters, that provides education, advocacy, and support for individuals with ADHD; Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

For Professionals

ADHD Information (Natl. Resource Center on ADHD)
Information about all aspects of ADHD; provides responses to questions that are e-mailed in; a cooperative venture of Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

ADHD Resources (IHC)
ADHD-related tools, forms, and patient education materials; a part of Intermountain Healthcare's Mental Health Integration Clinical Program.

Genetics in Primary Care Institute (GPCI)
Increases collaboration in the care of children with known or suspected genetic disorders. Includes health supervision and management guidelines, and other useful resources; a collaboration among the Health Resources & Services Administration, the Maternal & Child Health Bureau, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Pediatric ADHD Treatment & Management (Medscape)
Contains table with pediatric dosing of stimulant medication and information about dose conversions. Links to presentation and other treatment information for ADHD.

Patient Education

ADHD Information Booklet (NIMH)
A 28-page booklet with comprehensive information for parents and other caregivers about ADHD; National Institute of Mental Health (2012).

Tools

Bright Futures in Practice: Mental Health—Volume II, Tool Kit (Bright Futures)
A comprehensive selections of mental health tools for health professionals and families; American Academy of Pediatrics.

Caring for Children with ADHD Toolkit (AAP)
A fee-based toolkit that contains: Diagnosis - checklists for teachers and parents, and diagnostic tools for clinical use. Treatment - guidelines for therapy plans, setting treatment goals, medication dosing. Parent Information and Support - "Understanding ADHD" booklet, information about school issues, other parenting resources; American Academy of Pediatrics. Resources - Information on coding, billing, and reimbursement, Internet resources for parents, teachers, and clinicians.

Conners 3rd Edition ADHD Assessment (Pearson)
Administered to parents and teachers of children and adolescents 6–18 years old; Self-report, 8–18 years old. May be obtained from this and other websites, usually at some cost.

Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC) and PSC - Youth Report (PDF Document 47 KB)
Free psychosocial screen to facilitate the recognition of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral problems. Includes a checklist for parents or youth to complete and scoring instructions.

The Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist
A variety of screening tools are available, including the basic checklist forms.

Vanderbilt ADHD Parent Rating Scale(PDF Document 72 KB)
A 40-questions assessment designed to identify behavior problems and performance impairments at home; contains scoring information.

Vanderbilt ADHD Teacher Rating Scale(PDF Document 53 KB)
A 40-questions assessment designed to identify behavior problems and performance impairments in schoolchildren; contains scoring information.

Vanderbilt Children's Developmental Services Rating Scales
Links to pdf versions of the Vanderbilt Teacher and Parent Rating scales; includes Spanish language versions (with English translations).

Services

Behavioral Pediatrics

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Developmental Pediatrics

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Family Support, General

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Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC, CMHC)

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Mental Health, Other Services

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Neuropsychology

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Parent/Family Education

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Pediatric Cardiology

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Psychiatrist, Child-18

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Psychologist, Child-18

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School Districts

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Studies

Clinical Trials in ADHD (clinicaltrials.gov)
Trial listings are filterable by completed, recruiting, active but not recruiting, etc.

Mental Health Clinical Trials (NIMH)
Links to descriptions of clinical trials related to numerous mental health conditions, including ADHD, anxiety, and depression; National Institutes of Mental Health.