At Children’s National Hospital, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. In addition to any resources your provider may give you, our resources listed below can also support your ongoing treatment journey.
Resources from Our Program Collaborations
The following materials were developed by the ADHD & Learning Differences Program with generous support from the Gerard B. Lambert Foundation:
- Homework, organization and time management strategies to help kids with ADHD (webinar)
- Tips for parents for using rewards effectively (PDF)
- Ideas for promoting social interactions
- Using a daily report card program at home:
Our program has also developed videos and handouts for teens and young adults with ADHD and/or executive functioning difficulties, working with University of Maryland ADHD Program in partnership with CHADD, with funding by the Stroud Foundation:
- View videos and handouts, available in English, Spanish and Mandarin
ADHD and Learning Differences: A Parent's Guide
Learn what ADHD looks like in this guide that describes common signs and symptoms of the condition and discusses how it impacts learning.
- American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ADHD Resource Center
- Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)
- FIU Center for Children & Families Fact Sheets
- Guidance for Uncertain Times: Parenting Children With ADHD During a Crisis
- NIMH Expert Dr. Mary Rooney Discusses Managing ADHD
- National Institute of Mental Health
- Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology: Resource for understanding treatments that work for children and adolescents
- University of Maryland ADHD Program
- University of California, San Francisco Collaborative Life Skills (CLS) Program
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Research and School Programs
The ADHD & Learning Differences Program conducts a variety of research studies and school programs, investigating the neurocognitive, behavioral and social factors associated with ADHD, learning and behavior.
School and Community Resources
Educators, schools and community partners play a vital role in collaborating with the ADHD & Learning Differences Program to ensure that children in our care reach their fullest potential.
Understanding and Managing ADHD
A Group Program for Parents
Parents of children ages 6-12 are invited to join a support group that gives an up-to-date understanding of ADHD and its impact on their child's behavior, teaching specific strategies for the most common problems that their children experience.
How Can We Help You?
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