Where to go to learn more about ADHD
Your doctor, nurse, pharmacist or social worker can help connect you to resources and support that are available in your community. You can also explore these websites:
Canadian websites for people with ADHD and their caregivers:
Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA)
This national not-for-profit organization offers healthcare professionals expert recommendations for the treatment of ADHD.
Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC)
For people with ADHD and their families, this national not-for-profit organization’s website provides resources such as videos, information about support groups, education and printable fact sheets.
This independent website, dedicated to adults with ADHD and their families, includes videos, a blog, forums—and a healthy dose of humour.
This website offers ADHD resources for families, including webinars, toolkits, podcasts and more.
From the Hospital for Sick Children, this resource offers multiple articles on ADHD; simply search for ADHD under the “Health A-Z” section.
ADHD Information, Tips and Tricks
Psychiatrist Dr. Annick Vincent shares her expertise to help people manage ADHD. Here, people can find tips, videos, information on helpful books and DVDs for children and adults, and more.
Canadian websites for educators people with ADHD:
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO)
With information on a range of issues, including ADHD, this organization includes many online workshops, summaries of research studies, and personal stories and reflections.
American websites for parents:
CHADD: The National Resource on ADHD
This website offers information and articles on diagnosis, treatment, research and resources, with areas for adults, adolescents and children with ADHD.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
For adults with ADHD and the people who work with them, this website includes information, resources and networking opportunities.