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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (cont.)

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Attention Deficit Disorder Association
PO Box 7557
Wilmington DE 19803
800-939-1019
http://www.add.org

Children and Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785
800-233-4050
http://www.chadd.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America
4156 Library Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
412-341-1515
http://www.ldanatl.org

National Center for Learning Disabilities
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016
888-575-7373
http://www.ncld.org

National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities (NICHCY)
PO Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013
800-695-0285
http://www.nichcy.org

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
866-615-6464

REFERENCES:

ADHD Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Childhood and Adolescence. Subcommittee of the American Academy of Pediatrics: Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management. Pediatrics 128 (2011): 1007.

Biederman, J., et al. "Do Stimulants Protect Against Psychiatric Disorders in Youth With ADHD? A 10-Year Follow-up Study." Pediatrics 124.1 July 2009: 71-78.

Brown, Ronald T., et al. "Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Overview of the Evidence." Pediatrics 115.6 June 2005: 749-757.

Brulotte, J., et al. "Complementary, Holistic, and Integrative Medicine: Fish Oils and Neurodevelopmental Disorders." Pediatric Review 30.4 Apr. 2009: e29-e33.

Krull, Kevin R. "Evaluation and Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents." UpToDate.com. May 2008.

Krull, Kevin R. "Overview of the Treatment and Prognosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents." UpToDate.com. May 2008.

Krull, Kevin R. "Pharmacotherapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents." UpToDate.com. May 2008.


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