Online groups designed to promote better educational and treatment options for children, teens, and adults with ADHD.
- Ablechild.org: Parents for Label/Drug Free Ed.
AbleChild: Parents for Label and Drug Free Education, an online discussion community,consists of a growing number of parents outraged over both the subjective labeling (ADHD, ADD, OCD, ODD) and pervasive drugging of children.The organization's goalis to provide information to parents regarding the many subjective labels and the risks associated with drug treatmentthat are critical to their ability in making an informed decision.
- ADD Forums
ADD Forums, the Ultimate World Online Resource Centre for ADHD offers message boards and discussion groups for over 7,000 members interested in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, ADD, AD/HD).
UK site whose statedobjective is to promote awareness to Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and to provide information and as much free practical help as we can to sufferers, both adults and children, and their families in the UK and around the World via this website.
- Berkeley Parents Network: ADD/ADHD
Recommendations and advice about ADHD from the Berkeley Parents Network, a parent-to-parent advice newsletter for the community of parents in the Berkeley, California area.
- LD OnLine.org
LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.
- LDA of Minnesota
The mission of Learning Disabilities Association is to maximize the potential of children, youth and adults with learning disabilities or related learning difficulties so that they and their families lead more productive and fulfilled lives.
- Learning Disabilities Association of California
The Learning Disabilities Association of California is a 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer organization of parents, professionals, and adults with learning disabilities. Its purpose is to promote and support the education and general welfare of children and adults of potentially normal intelligence who manifest learning, perceptual, and/or behavioral handicaps.
- Learning Disabilities Resource Community
The Learning Disabilities Resource Community (LDRC) is a virtual information community open to anyone affected by learning disabilities, including ADHD,either as an individual with a learning disability, a parent, teacher, researcher, or a concerned community member. The LDRC is a place to gain knowledge about learning disabilities, discover new teaching and educational tools, share information and experiences, and contribute to a greater understanding of the "hidden disability".
- Learning Disabilities Worldwide
Learning Disabilities Worldwide, Inc. is a non-profit, volunteer organization including individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and professionals. In 1965, Learning Disabilities Worldwide started as the Learning Disabilities Association of Massachusetts (LDAM). This organization was dedicated to supporting parents whose children struggled with learning difficulties.
- Milton Keynes ADD / ADHD Family Support Group
This UK based site is run by a very active support group in Milton Keynes (UK), but is helpful for any ADHD family. There is on on-line chat room, plus a link to a fun site especially for kids with ADHD.
- New Zealand's ADHD Online Support Group
An online support group based in New Zealand, ADHD.org.nz provides information regarding diagnosis, treatment and New Zealand-specific support services and legal rights. The site aims to offer encouragement and assist parents whose children have been diagnosed with ADHD, provide parents with general information, the results of the latest research and contacts in their region for futher consultation. The site also offers a forum for the exchange of ideas and information concerning ADHD.
SchwabLearning.org is a non-profit website that is designed to help parents of children with learning disabilities, such as ADHD. This free site offers information, message boards and a newsletter.
- U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Education. ED.gov's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.
- Yahoo! ADD / ADHD Online Support Group
This Yahoo online group focuses on ADHD and offers support to ADHD sufferers and parents. The group offerschats, links and other resources to help with dealing with ADHD.
- Yahoo! ADHD Bulletin Board
This very active and current Yahoo! Discussion Boardcontains thousands of posts on the topic of ADHD.
- Yahoo! ADHD Parents Support Group
This very active Yahoo! online group consists of over 2000 members and offers support to families coping with ADHD.