Useful Links and Resources for ADD / ADHD Adults
“The Attention Movie”
5-minute on-line video of Adult ADD / ADHD
See a touching 5-minute film about the the triumphs and challenges of Adult Attention Deficit Disorder. “The Attention Movie” was produced by Thrive with ADD to help spread awareness of ADD / ADHD in adults. Within days of its debut, it quickly was sent by email to thousands of people around the world.
View it now at www.theattentionmovie.com.
Click here to purchase a CD of the film for $10.95. (Price includes shipping and handling. Allow 2-3 weeks for arrival.)
How ADHD Affects Marriage: Blog and Forum
Melissa Orlov and Dr. Ned Hallowell have created a blog and forum dedicated to helping couples thrive when one or both of them has ADHD. Blog posts provide insight into how ADHD impacts your relationship, and what to do about it, while the forum area provides a way to ask questions, and read the stories of others who are experiencing the same kinds of problems. It is a rich and unique resource for adults trying to solve thorny marital issues.
Subscribe at the website www.adhdmarriage.com.
ADHD Basics: Resources for Families
Everydayhealth.com is a valuable information repository for parents of ADHD kids. Along with articles on ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and coping skills, there are videos on medical treatment, answers from a pharmacist, and information on Adult ADHD as well. You’ll also find helpful advice on related conditions.
10 Early Warning Signs for ADHD for Children
Nannyagency.net who’s dedicated to helping people compare the best nanny agencies, including analyzing their background checks and comparing all of the services being offered just posted this great article.
Check out the article by clicking here.
Holistic Approach for ADHD Children
“The Brain Lady,” Deb Burdick has created a comprehensive home-study system for parents called “A Holistic Approach to Successful Children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder.”
Deb Burdick is a psychotherapist and neurofeedback practioner. Her 14-step holistic program includes 11 CD’s by experts in several key areas such as:
- Overview of a Holistic Approach to Successful Children with ADHD
- Naturopathic Medicine and How Does It Approach Treatment of ADHD Symptoms
- What is Neurofeedback and What It Can Do for You or Your Child
- Medications for ADHD
- A Healthy Diet and How to Be Sure Our Food Choices Are Increasing Our Success and Well Being
- Let’s Talk about Sleep
- How to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Relationships
- Organizing Your Child
- What Every Parent Should Know about Talking with Their Child’s School about ADHD
- Meditation for Sleep and to Improve Concentration (Meditation CD’s included!)
Click here to visit the website at www.thebrainlady.com to sign up for free reports on ADHD treatment. Once you’re on The Brain Lady’s webpage, hit the “Click Here to Enter Site” button for Deb Burdick’s complete program of products, including the “Holistic Approach to Successful Children” home-study course.
ADD / ADHD Medication – Most Common Questions
by Dr. Kenny Handelman, ADHD Psychiatrist
Find out the real story on medication for ADD / ADHD from Dr. Kenny Handelman, psychiatrist, speaker and educator about ADHD.
Click here to DOWNLOAD a RECORDING of Bonnie Mincu interviewing Dr. Handelman on “The Most Common Questions ADDers Ask about Medication.”
General Resource Site for ADHD
Dr. Jerry Rodgers is compiling a resource website for ADHD. Find explanations, articles, resources, diagnostic tools and more. “Dr. Jerry” is committed to help you separate the facts from the fiction. Visit the website at www.ADHDStrategies.com.
Nutrition Connection to ADD / ADHD
What do foods have to do with ADD? Common “healthy”, but highly allergic foods can actually cause attentional symptoms!
Research conducted by psychologist Dr. Teeya Scholten over the last 15 years show that within a week of eliminating suspected foods, 85% of individuals presenting with attentional symptoms felt better. Of this group, 15% of her clients no longer reported attentional symptoms and 20% no longer reported depression.
Take Dr. Scholten’s Self-Evaluation to see if you are sensitive to certain foods.
College Students with Disabilities
“We Connect Now” is a website developed by Gabriela McCall Delgado in an effort to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues. The website has been up and serving college students with disabilities since April of 2008.
Learn more at www.weconnectnow.wordpress.com
Information on Disability / SSI and ADHD
The Disability and Social Security Resource Center offers information on applying for social security benefits when declaring ADHD a disability. The website presents the legal process for applying for ADHD and other disabilities at www.ssdrc.com.
Recommended Resources (Not for ADD Only)
Self-Improvement Online Encyclopedia
Visit the highest-ranked self-growth website for expert resources in all areas of your life — from health to learning. You’ll find excellent information on helpful solutions for you and your family. Start any self-development search at www.selfgrowth.com.
Career Advice from Coach Dale Kurow
Do you crave some expert guidance in moving your career forward? New York Career Coach Dale Kurow provides compassionate assistance and straightforward advice, without the fluff. She specializes in advising her clients on the steps to getting the job or promotion they want. Dale helps her clients gain a clearer picture of their goals, provides practical tools, and helps transform their career anxiety into positive action.
For easy-to-read, solid, expert career advice presented with humor from someone who knows, visit www.dalekurow.com.
Informational Site for Menopause
For women age 35 and up, even years before reaching menopause, estrogen begins to decrease. This gradual hormonal drop tends to make ADD symptoms seem worse. Before assuming your ADD is worsening, or that you require a higher dose of ADD medication, read about menopause symptoms and treatments at this informational site.
Visit the Menopause and Black Cohosh Information Center for in-depth analysis of treatment options, informational articles regarding menopause, and researched methods of effectively dealing with menopause.
Learn How to Create or Modify Your Website
If you have an independent business, or would like to promote yourself online for any reason at all, you need a website that presents you well. But learning what you need to know just to get started can be staggering. “Dave’s Site” at www.davesite.com is a great website of FREE TUTORIALS that walk you through the basics, step by step, at your own pace. And it’s not just useful for beginners. This information will teach anyone how to make their website more effective.
Click on Dave’s Website Workstation to find tutorials on basic website design, a beginners’ guide to the Internet, and HTML coding. Whether you want to learn it yourself, or simply understand it better, this is great information.
HINT: To avoid falling into ADD overwhelm, download the guides to your own computer and just read a tiny bit at a time!
Information on Credentials for Career in Counseling
Your own struggles with ADD / ADHD could make you an excellent and empathetic counselor for others. If you’ve ever considered a career as a counselor, here is an excellent informational website that has compiled all the schools offering various programs towards obtaining a counseling certificate or degree. It allows you to search by state, and by type of program or credential offered, and talks about different types of counseling careers.
Check out the Counseling Career website at http://www.counselingdegree.
Careers in Counseling Psychology
Have you considered a career in counseling or psychology? A number of counselors, social workers and psychologists are ADD / ADHD. Here is a website to help you determine if Counseling Psychology is a career option that’s right for you, by furthering your education in Psychology. Click here to visit the Counseling Psychology website.