Useful Links

“There are several children in my school with ADHD. What support can we provide and how can I help?”

http://www.adders.org (ADDERS) A very extensive site that gives lots of information and practical help to families in the UK and around the world. Run by Adders.org, a support group based in Kent, it includes a live chat room at 9pm on Thursdays, as well as an on-line forum to share experience.

http://www.addiss.co.uk (ADDISS) The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service.

http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/adhd/ (NetDoctor) Written by experts, this UK site contains lots of information for parents, teachers and adults with ADHD. There are sections on causes, diagnosis and treatment as well as practical tips for parenting and school.

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/DisabledPeople/FinancialSupport/DisabilityLivingAllowance/index.htm (Department of Working Pensions) Some children diagnosed with ADHD will be eligible for Disability Living Allowance (DLA), this website will provide you with more information. If your child is in receipt of Disability Living Allowance you may be entitled to Carer's Allowance.

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/CaringForSomeone/MoneyMatters/DG_10012522 (Directgov - the official Government website for citizens) For more information about Carer's Allowance.

http://www.addiss.co.uk/bookstore.htm (ADDISS bookstore) The ADDISS Bookstore has a wide choice of books, videos and audiotapes covering all aspects of ADHD and related disorders.

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/Pages/default.aspx The Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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