Resources

Autism Resources

Autism Info Website
http://www.autisminfo.com/ TONS of information!

Autism Society of America:
http://www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer

CDC (Centers for Disease Control)
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.htm

Cure Autism Now (CAN) Foundation
http://www.cureautismnow.org/

Kennedy Krieger Institute
http://www.kennedykrieger.org/
Includes autism, behavior and learning disorders too
http://www.kennedykrieger.org/kki_diag.jsp?pid=1091

Organizations Specifically for Autism
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/autism/autism.htm#Organizations

Thompson Center – University of Missouri-Columbia (for autism and neurodevelopmental disorders)
http://thompsoncenter.missouri.edu/
They are also creating a National Registry for patients to network.

Dyslexia Resources

Davis Dyslexia Association International
http://www.dyslexia.com/
Lists information, correction providers, forums and articles and reports

National Institute of Neurological Disorders
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dyslexia/dyslexia.htm
General information and organizations

The International Dyslexia Association
http://www.interdys.org/

Learning Disability Resources

DANA Organization – Latest Research on the Brain
Learning Disabilities:
http://www.dana.org/brainweb/brainweb.cfm?CategoryID=14

Learning Disabilities Association of America
http://www.ldanatl.org/

National Center for Learning Disabilities
http://www.ncld.org/
Great site – has specific sections for parents, advocates, preschoolers, grades k-8 and high school and adulthood

ADHD/ADD Resources

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
http://www.add.org/
Adult ADD resources, help, information and support

CDC website on ADHD and ADD
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/

CHADD
http://www.chadd.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home
A great site for children and adults with ADD and ADHD (an incredible amount of information).

DrugWatch.com
http://www.drugwatch.com/
Drug Information, Side Effects & Interactions of pharmaceuticals including those for ADHD.

Mayo Clinic web page on ADHD
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/adhd/DS00275

MedlinePlus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
Another great resource

National Alliance on Mental Illness
http://www.nami.org/

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformation/adhdmenu.cfm and
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/adhd.cfm

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/adhd/adhd.htm

Nemours Foundation
http://kidshealth.org/teen/diseases_conditions/learning/adhd.html
Aimed at teens with ADHD

National Resource Center on AD/HD (a program of CHADD)
http://www.help4adhd.org/en/about

U.S. Surgeon General on Mental Health and AD/ADHD http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter3/sec4.html