Skip to main content

Attention Related Disorders

Articles on Attention Related Disorders

  • ADDA brings together scientific perspectives and the human experience to generate hope, awareness, empowerment and connections worldwide in the field of ADHD.

  • Recognizing the signs and symptoms of ADHD in children and how to get help.

  • In this article from the National Institute of Mental Health you will find information about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, signs of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, causes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and tips for getting help for treatment of these disorders.

  • Article by Dr. Russell A. Barkley Ph.D. providing insight on creating successful consequences for children with ADHD.

  • Executive functions are crucial for school success! Published in CHADD's ATTENTION Magazine, February 2008; updated in 2011.
    Five years ago, most parents and teachers of students with ADHD didn't have a clue that a child's academic success was contingent upon strong executive skills. However, today's savvy parents and educators realize that deficits in critical cognitive skills known as executive functions (EF) are slower to mature in many children with ADHD

  • Articles and resources for educators of children with ADHD. Explains common challenges and provides ideas on creating a successful learning environment for children with ADHD.