The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sponsors the National Resource Center, a program of CHADD - Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Their Web site has links to information for people with ADHD and their families. To find out who to speak to in your area, you can contact the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities by logging on to http://www.parentcenterhub.org/ or calling 1-800-695-0285.
Filled with tools you can use, CHADD's ADHD Toolkit is a virtual roadmap that will address many of your ADHD concerns, including understanding ADHD and getting the support that you need...all in one place. - See more at https://chadd.org/about-adhd/overview/
Ulrich, C. (n.d.). Helping Children Find Focus: Massage Calms ADHD Kids. Retrieved from http://www.massagetherapy.com/articles/index.php/article_id/929/Helping-Children-Find-Focus [Editor's note: no longer available]
Alhambra, M. A., Fowler, T. P., & Alhambra, A. A. (1995). EEG biofeedback: A new treatment option for ADD/ADHD. Journal of Neurotherapy, 1(2), 39-43.
Arns, M, de Ridder, S, Strehl, U, Breteler, M, & Coenen, A. (2009). Efficacy of neurofeedback treatment in ADHD: The effects on inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity: A meta-analysis. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 40(3) 180-189.
Ward, M., Wender, P. & Reimherr, F. (1993).The Wender Utah Rating Scale: an aid in the retrospective diagnosis of childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 1993 Jun;150(6):885-90. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8494063
Tumolo, J. (2014). Low Brain Iron a Biomarker for ADHD. Retrieved March 19, 2015 from https://www.psychcongress.com/article/low-brain-iron-biomarker-adhd [Editor's Note: no longer available on the website]
Airov, T. (2016). Could an Unhealthy Prenatal Diet Lead to ADHD in Children? Retrieved from https://www.psychcongress.com/article/could-unhealthy-prenatal-diet-lead-adhd-children [Editor's Note: no longer available on the website]
Reuters Staff (2014). Air Pollution May Increase Childhood ADHD Problems. Retrieved March 19, 2015 from http://www.psychcongress.com/article/air-pollution-may-increase-childhood-adhd-problems [Editor's Note: no longer available on the website]
Coghill, D., Soutullo, C., d'Aubuisson, C., Preuss, U., Lindback, T., Silverberg, M., and Buitelaar, J. (2008). Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 2008. Electronic version. Retrieved from http://www.capmh.com/content/2/1/31#
Brooke S., Molina, Hinshaw, P., Arnold, E., Swanson, J., Pelham, W., Hechtman, L., Hoza, B., Epstein, J., Wigal, T., Abikoff, H., Greenhill, L., Jensen, P., Wells, K., Vitiello, B., Gibbons, R., Howard, A., Houck, P., Hur, K., Lu, B., Marcus, S. (2013). Adolescent substance use in the multimodal treatment study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (MTA) as a function of childhood ADHD, random assignment to childhood treatments, and subsequent medication. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23452682
Levy, S., Katusic, S., Colligan, R., Weaver, A., Killian, J., Voigt, R., & Barbaresi, W. (2014). Childhood ADHD and Risk for Substance Dependence in Adulthood: A Longitudinal, Population-Based Study. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e105640. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105640. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4146503/
Martin, N., Scourfield, J, and McGuffin, P. (2002). Observer effects and heritability of childhood attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms The British Journal of Psychiatry, Mar 2002, 180 (3) 260-265. Retrieved from http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/180/3/260
Bailey, E. (n.d.). 6 Things You Should Know about ADHD Medication. Retrieved from https://healthcentral.com/slideshow/6-things-you-should-know-about-adhd-medication [Editor's Note: No longer available at this link]
National Institute on Drug Abuse. Stimulant ADHD Medications: Methylphenidate and Amphetamines. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/stimulant-adhd-medications-methylphenidate-amphetamines [no longer available]
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers. This is a website created by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention designed for parents to learn and practice parenting skills. This site is extremely useful but does not specifically target parents of children with ADHD. http://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/
Social and Economic Burden of ADHD through lifespan
Coghill, D., Soutullo, C., d'Aubuisson, C., Preuss, U., Lindback, T., Silverberg, M., and Buitelaar, J. (2008). Impact of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on the patient and family: results from a European survey. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008, http://www.capmh.com/content/2/1/31
Patino, E. (2014). Resources for Parents of At-Risk Teens. Understood: for Learning and Attention Issues. Retrieved from https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/teens-tweens/risky-behavior/resources-for-parents-of-at-risk-teens [link no longer available]
Rooney, M. (n.d.). How to Help Kids Handle the New Challenges and Expectations of High School. Child Mind Institute. Retrieved from http://www.childmind.org/en/posts/articles/2013-1-7-adhd-teenagers [Editor's Note: no longer available]
Boggs, W. (2014). ADHD Care Falls Short Evidence-Based Standards. Retrieved March 20, 2015 from https://www.psychcongress.com/article/adhd-care-falls-short-evidence-based-standards [Editor's Note: no longer available on website]
The Multimodal Treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Study (MTA): Questions and Answers. (n.d.). National Institute of Mental Health. Retrieved from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/funding/clinical-research/practical/mta/the-multimodal-treatment-of-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-study-mta-questions-and-answers.shtml [Editor's Note: No longer available]