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  1. Factsheets on Attention-Deficit or Hyperactive Disorder (CHADD)
      Provides information eight factsheets.

  2. Children Who Can't Pay Attention (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
      Provides basic suggestions. 05-10

  3. Attention Deficit Disorder Resources (Mental Health Net)
      "The purpose of this paper is to provide a detailed description of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), its causes, symptoms and treatments."

  4. Attention Deficit Disorder (Family Village)
      Provides carefully reviewed resources for contacts, support, and diagnoses. 2-00

  5. Attention Deficit Disorder (Awesome Library)

  6. Sensory Processing Disorder or Sensory Integration Dysfunction (
      "At STAR Center they wear a more benign label: children with sensory processing disorder (SPD)."

      "OTs have been treating SPD, also known as sensory integration dysfunction, since 1972, when A. Jean Ayres, a UCLA psychologist and occupational therapist, published the first book on the condition." 11-07

  7. Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder (
      "You’ve read up on bipolar disorder and think it may be causing your intense mood swings and problems with relationships at school or work."

      "But you aren’t sure. Your symptoms—or those of the spouse, child, or friend you’re worried about—also resemble those of other mental disorders, such as depression, borderline personality disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)."

      "Your confusion is understandable. Bipolar disorder can be difficult even for mental health professionals to diagnose, because many of the symptoms overlap with those of other mental illnesses, says S. Nassir Ghaemi, MD, the director of the Mood Disorders Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston." 03-11

  8. Scientists Worry About Health Risks in Plastic Containers (ABC News)
      "BPA — sometimes indicated by a number 7 on products — is found mostly in strong plastics, such as nondisposable water bottles, baby bottles and in the lining of canned foods."

      "BPA — sometimes indicated by a number 7 on products — is found mostly in strong plastics, such as nondisposable water bottles, baby bottles and in the lining of canned foods."

      "While the Food and Drug Administration and the American Plastics Council insist BPA is safe, an outspoken biology professor and other scientists believe it may bring all kinds of harm — such as cancer, early puberty, obesity and even attention-deficit disorder." 07-06

  9. Court Ruling Helps Special-Needs Students (U.S. News)
      "The case before the court involved a struggling Oregon high school student, identified in court documents only as T.A., who was found ineligible for special-education services in the Forest Grove district after school officials evaluated him for learning disabilities. His parents removed him from public school in his junior year and enrolled him in a $5,200-a-month residential school. Only after T.A. enrolled in the private school did doctors say he suffered from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other disabilities."

      "The crux of the case was whether a 1997 amendment to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, prohibits students from receiving private-school tuition reimbursement if they never enrolled in special-education services in a public school. The high court's ruling makes it clear that it does not." 07-09

  10. CH.A.D.D. - Children and Adults with ADD
      Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.) is a nonprofit parent-based organization formed to better the lives of individuals with attention deficit disorders and those who care for them.

  11. Diagnosis of ADD (CH.A.D.D.)
      "Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) is a neurobiological disorder. It is characterized by developmentally inappropriate impulsivity, inattention, and in some cases, hyperactivity. Although individuals with AD/HD can be very successful in life, without appropriate identification and treatment, AD/HD can have serious consequences."

  12. Adults With ADD (CHADD)
      "Until recently, it was believed that ADD symptoms largely disappeared in adolescence." 05-10

  13. ADD - The Positive Side (Gallagher)
      Provides research and suggestions that ADD may have a very positive side, such as creativity. Called "born to explore."

  14. Parents - Assistance for Parents (Giler)
      Provides suggestions for parents of children with ADD or learning disabilities.

  15. ADD or ADHD Diagnosis (Johns Hopkins)
      Provides research finding that children with ADD or ADHD respond differently to Ritalin at a neurological level. 7-02

  16. ADD or ADHD (Healthnotes)
      Provides sources of information on research related to diagnosing and treating ADD or Attentional Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (ADHD). 11-99

  17. Americans With Disabilities Act (U.S. Department of Justice)
      Provides information on the law, as well as enforcement. 5-00

  18. Legal Issues for Higher Education and Disability (
      Describes relevant legal cases.

  19. Autism (Center for the Study of Autism)
      Provides research information, articles on treatments, and resources for parents to better deal with autism or related disorders, such as Angelman Syndrome, Apraxia, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, Fragile X Syndrome, Hyperlexia, Landau-Kleffner Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD), Prader-Willi Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, and Williams Syndrome. 3-01

  20. Articles on ADD (Additude Magazine)
      Provides useful information for adults with ADD or parents of children with ADD. 05-10

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