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ADHD Special Needs Factsheet

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Web SiteU.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.govThis link will open in a new window.
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.

Web SiteKidsHealth in the Classroom
http://kidshealth.org/classroomThis link will open in a new window.
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.

OrganizationNational Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
http://www.nasponline.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The mission of the NASP is to promote educationally and psychologically healthy environments for all children and youth by implementing research-based programs that prevent problems, enhance independence, and promote optimal learning.

OrganizationParent Teacher Association (PTA)
http://www.pta.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The PTA encourages parental involvement in public schools.

OrganizationAmerican Psychological Association (APA)
http://www.apa.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages.

Web SiteFamily Voices
http://www.familyvoices.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This website brings together families who have children with special health needs.

OrganizationNational Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
http://www.add.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This organization is built around the needs of adults and young adults with attention deficit disorders.

OrganizationChildren and Adults With Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
http://www.chadd.orgThis link will open in a new window.
CHADD is a national nonprofit organization representing children and adults with ADHD.

OrganizationNational Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This group provides information, resources, and referral services, develops and supports innovative educational programs, seminars, and workshops, and advocates for more effective policies and legislation to help individuals with learning disabilities. Contact them at: National Center for Learning Disablities 381 Park Ave. S. Suite 1401 New York, NY 10016 (212) 545-7510

OrganizationOffice of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.htmlThis link will open in a new window.
This Web site provides information and lists programs dedicated to educating children with special needs.