|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
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|Ping Board||Guide for Employees with Disabilites and Their Employers|
|Job Accommodation Network||Negotiating Accommodations on the Job|
|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.|
|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.|
|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
|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|
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.|
|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|