Web Resources

ADDitude Magizine

Information and inspiration for adults and children with attention deficit disorder since 1999.

AD-IN - Attention Deficit Information Network

Network of groups that share information about ADD. AD-IN co-sponsors a national conference on ADD each spring in the Boston area.

Children With Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD)

The central office of CHADD is a resource for information about ADD as well as a coordination center for local ADD support groups. This group is interested in helping to establish support groups across the country and provides information and guidance for parents or professionals who wish to begin a local ADD group. The central office will send detailed literature along with the current meeting schedule of the chapter of CHADD that is nearest a family’s location. CHADD also sponsors an annual national conference on ADD. Links to other agencies are available on their website.

Connecticut Association for Children with Learning Disabilities (CACLD)

Established in 1963, this independent advocacy group for children with ADD and learning disabilities has an extensive list of resources that are available for sale. CACLD also sponsors educational programs. Their website has information about programs, resources and links to other sites.

Doctor Is In Video Series

An award-winning television series that has important medical information presented in a format you can absorb.

International Dyslexia Association (formerly The Orton Dyslexia Society)

This national organization provides information and support for professionals as well as adults and children with dyslexia and their parents. An information packet can be purchased from the Dyslexia Association. Upon request, they will send information about the nearest local chapter.

Internet Mental Health

A free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long.

Learning Disabilities Association (LDA)
(Formerly the Association for Children with Learning Disabilities - ACLD)

This non-profit national volunteer organization is devoted to defining and finding solutions for the broad spectrum of learning problems. It is supported by membership dues, grants, and sale of publications. A newsletter, Newsbriefs, is published every other month ($13.50 per year) and covers developments in the field of learning disorders. The organization sponsors national and state conferences and has an extensive reference library of over 500 publications, most of which are available for sale. Many states have chapters of the LDA.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Inc. (NAMI)

This national organization advocates for adults with psychiatric disorders and provides support and information for their families. This organization has also been a very strong advocate for the rights and services of children who suffer from mental illness. Many states have AMI chapters.

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

NICHCY provides a clearinghouse for free information on disabilities and disability-related issues.


Guides to help patients, families, and physicians make informed decisions about obtaining and administering the most appropriate care for a child with depression.

Comic Strips

Dennis the Menace

Dennis the Menace

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