Living with ADHD: A Lifespan Disorder
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For many years, ADHD was thought of only as a children's condition. In fact, many health professionals currently in practice were trained during a time when they were taught that ADHD is something that kids would outgrow.
We now know this is not true. ADHD is neurobiological disorder that affects individuals across the lifespan.
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Special Needs Alliance (SNA)
A national, not for profit organization of attorneys dedicated to the practice of disability and public benefits law. Individuals with disabilities, their families and their advisors rely on the SNA to connect them with nearby attorneys who focus their practices in the disability law arena.
The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the US Administration on Aging and provides contact information for local services for older adults and their families. Call 800-677-1116.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association is a national organization that focuses on the needs of adults and young adults with AD/HD. Parents of children with AD/HD are also welcome.
Federation of Families for Children?s Mental Health
The National family-run organization dedicated exclusively to helping children with mental health needs and their families achieve a better quality of life.
Mental Health America
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives.