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General - All Topics
   
CHADD National Education, Support, Advocacy

National Resource Center on AD/HD A Program of CHADD offering a broad spectrum of information.


National Institute of Mental Health Diverse information about health topics, outreach, research, news, education and more.

Russell Barkley, Ph.D Noted Authority on AD/HD

2-1-1 Get Connected - Get Answers A resource for community health and human services in North Carolina. The service is free and multilingual.

Family Support Network  [NC] Information, workshops, programs, support & training in a variety of areas.

Family Support Network
[Wake County]
Information, workshops, programs, support & training in a variety of areas.

Attention Deficit Disorder Assn A collection of information about AD/HD.

About.com Search for articles about AD/HD.

Centers for Disease Control Disability and Health - Advice and Information
About Learning Disorders
An Overview of Learning Disorders A Parent's Resource Guide to Learning Disorders: Sensory, Learning, Developmental & More

Learning Disabilities Assn Support for people with learning disabilities: identification, prevention, treatment, advocacy, intervention, research and more.

National Center for Learning Disabilities Support for all individuals with learning disabilities in school, at work and in life.

Checklists and Worksheets to help manage your own or someone else's LD

Helpguide Information about types of learning disorders/disabilities.

Teens Health - Learning Disabilities Information about learning disabilities geared towards young people.
   


Advocacy
   
Disability Rights NC A non-profit organization that provides legal services, protection and advocacy for people with disabilities.  Offers free
30-minute training sessions to help people learn about Disability Rights NC, their rights under the ADA,  how to be a self-advocate and/or how to advocate for a loved one.

Disability Claims The Complete Guide to Disability Claims, Insurance and Benefits from a national disability benefits law firm

Social Security & Disability Resource Center A resource website that helps individuals and their families understand their rights, what they are entitled to, and how to qualify for benefits.

Disability Care Center Information about Social Security
how to apply
what to do when you are denied and a 
disability guide with an interactive eligibility checker.

Social Security Administration The official federal website for the SSA with information about Benefits for People with Disabilities

Triangle Parent Navigator Assistance with getting help and support, finding resources, attending IEP meetings, becoming a self-advocate, locating services and more.

Family Advocacy Network A Program of Mental Health America of the Triangle. Free workshops, support groups, advocacy and more.

Action for Children - NC Working to insure every child is healthy, safe, well-educated and financially secure.

Wrightslaw Information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.
For Adults
   
Attention Deficit Disorder Association Services for Adults with AD/HD

The Duke ADHD Program Clinical and Other Services in Durham NC

We Connect Now Serves college students with disabilities. Offers information about higher education and employment issues.

Moneygeek Resources and funding for independent living.
About Employment
Ping Board Guide for Employees with Disabilites and Their Employers

Job Accommodation Network Negotiating Accommodations on the Job

For Parents
   
Exceptional Children's Assistance Center Information, training and support for parents in North Carolina.

The Duke ADHD Program Clinical and Other Services in Durham, NC

American Academy of
Child and Adolescent Psychology
A non-profit group whose members research, evaluate, diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders in youth.

Council for Exceptional Children Advocates for improving the educational success of those with disabilities or who are gifted.

Pediatric Development and Behavior Resources about child development and behavior.

American Academy of Pediatrics Health care information about young people from pediatricians.

About Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of NC Promotes awareness of and equal opportunity for those with learning disabilities.

ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities & Gifted Education Links to resources about learning disabilities and more.

Learning Disabilities On-Line Resource about learning disabilities and ADHD.

Learning Disabilities Association – National Promotes information about and support for people with learning disabilities.

Parent/Personal Groups
Special Education PTA [SEPTA] Wake County - Education & support for parents of students with disabilities.

Family Support Network of Wake County Information, workshops, programs, support and training for families of children with special needs.

Family Support Network of NC Information, workshops, programs, support and training for families of children with special needs.

Tools/Resources
Understood Organization Tools to help understand issues surrounding learning and attention.

Center for Parent Information and Resources About Sibling Issues

Suggestions from Raising Children Network About Routines and Children
Teaching Students with Special Needs
Home Schooling

Suggestions from Caring4OurKids Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
Resources for Military Families
Academic Accommodation Resources
Going to the Orthodontist with CFS
Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids

Related to College
Resources from
Affordable Colleges Online
College Resources for Students with Disabilities
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

We Connect Now Resources for people interested in the issues surrounding disabilities, particularly college students.
Emphasis on information about higher education and employment issues.

Moneygeek Resources for scholarships and grants for people with disabilities.

Cyberbullying Tips, tools & solutions to stopping cyberbullying in college.

US News University College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD

EdSmart Winning in College: A Guide for Students with Disabilities

US News 8 Steps for Learning Disabled Students Who Want to Go to College

Health-Related for All Ages
   
Teer House - Duke University Teer House periodically offers free classes about ADHD.  Go to http://www.dukehealth.org/events and search for the topic "Attention deficit..." to learn when/where classes are offered.

National Association for the Mentally Ill Information about and support for a variety of mental health issues.

National Mental Health Association Educates the public, advocates for and supports those with mental health issues.

National Institutes of Health Research and information about the causes and treatment of mental health issues.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America Information and support for people struggling with anxiety-based issues.

Foundations Recovery Network Help for co-occurring disorders: depression, addiction, OCD, anxiety, bipolar disorder and much more.
Information, treatment and support for people battling substance abuse and mental illness.

American Association on Health and Disability A cross-disability national non-profile committed to health and wellness through advocacy, education, public awareness and research at the federal, state and community level.
Substance Abuse
There are numerous resources about substance abuse, treatments, and rehabilitation centers on the Internet.
Search using terms relevant to your interests, age, location and goals.
Also, contact your local county/state mental health department for information/resources in your area.


Services that Support CHADD
"Thank You" if you use any of these services.
 
GoodSearch A Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Designate CHADD, then use it just as you would any search engine, and get quality search results from Yahoo.

GoodSearch Toolbar If you download the CHADD toolbar, CHADD earns money every your search or shop online, even if you forget to go to GoodSearch or GoodShop first.

GoodShop An online shopping mall which donates up to 30 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, ebay, Macy's and Barnes & Noble have teamed up with GoodShop and every time you place an order, you'll be supporting your favorite cause.
   
Your Recommendations for Helpful Resources
 
Thank You to Mrs Finley's Class for the Following Suggestions:
Help Guide "Learning Disabilities in Children" - This article offers Definitions, Symptoms, Help, Testing & More
HelpGuide. org offers expert, Ad-Free resources that help you resolve health challenges.

Kids Health Offers an extensive article for/about Teens with ADHD

Disabled Travelers "Understanding and Overcoming Learning Disabilities in Children"
A description of specific learning disabilities.  The site also offers information about traveling with a disability.
   
Thank You to Ms. E. Stanley's Class for this Suggestion:
Disabled Travelers A guide to flying for disabled travelers.
   
Thank You to Westwood Youth Group for this Suggestion:
Learning Disability Resources A guide to a variety of learning disabilities classified by type.  Each type has supporting resources.
   
Thank You, Natalie, for this Suggestion:
   
Thank you, Emma & Meagan, for this Suggestion:
Benefits of Exercise for ADHD A collection of useful articles about ADHD and exercise. Sponsored by a maker of ellipticals.
   
Thank you Cathryn's Homeschooling Group and Daughter, Steph, for this Suggestion:
ADHD and Exercise How exercise can positively impact the symptoms of ADHD