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Before You Look for Information on ADHD


Sorting through the wealth of online information on ADHD can be a daunting task. What's worth reading, and what's a waste of time? Start with this recommended list of resources to find the information you need to understand and help your child.

On this Parenting Special Needs site

There are lots of articles on this site of interest to parents of children with ADHD, but these three will give you a good place to begin.

From the About guide to ADD/ADHD

Keath Low, the About.com guide to ADD/ADHD, has loads of information for parents of children with ADHD. Start with these three sections.

Around the About network

There's information on ADHD all around About.com. Start with these three sites with a parenting emphasis.

Just the facts

These reference sites give good overviews of ADHD diagnosis and treatment.

Dedicated sites

These sites focus exclusively on ADHD and offer articles and other resources for parents and families.

Behavior and learning

Learn about behavior management and therapy as well as learning issues from these sites.

Alternative viewpoints

These sites offer sometimes controversial viewpoints on the diagnosis and treatment of children who are active, spirited and hard to manage.


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