Arizona Resources for ADHD
10 Week Class for parents of children with ADHD (ages 6-12). To register or get more information, call (602) 933-0414.
Parent-to-parent help for raising a child with special needs.
CHADD– Monthly support group meetings in Phoenix. (Also offers parenting classes (local and online).) Acacia Elementary School (Media Center) 3021 W. Evans Drive, Phoenix. Fourth Tuesday of the Month at 7:00 pm.
Provides support to families in Arizona with behaviorally challenged children (800) 35-MIKID.
As Arizona's Parent Training and Information Center (PTI), Raising Special Kids provides assistance in special education to families and schools. Services include consultations for families to help with Individual Education Program (IEP) and 504 Plans.Training and consultation also available for schools, teachers, and other professionals. Free monthly workshops are offered on topics such as positive behavior support, 504 Plans, and IEPs.
Training for Parents on Special Education Rights. Printed materials on Educational Rights.
Provides support for families throughout the special education process. In 2013, The Parent Information Network and Raising Special Kids merged their parent training activities.
Over 6000 Books and DVDs on a wide range of childhood topics including ADHD, behavior management, medications, parenting, and nutrition. Materials for adults, children, and teens can be checked out. Packets of information can be mailed. Open 7 days a week from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Call (602) 933-1400 for more information or check our website.
Websites for Parents of Children with ADHD
A national clearinghouse for science-based information about all aspects of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NRC provides information on ADHD and has an online library of materials.
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ website for parents – has excellent section on ADHD.
A service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health - many links to excellent web pages about ADHD.
A national non-profit organization serving people with ADHD and their families. CHADD has local chapters - there is a chapter in the Valley. The membership fee of $45 gives you access to an information-packed website and to an online magazine named “Attention”.
Initially ADDvance.com focused only on the long-overlooked needs of women and girls with ADD (ADHD). This new and expanded site has been developed to address the varied needs of all people with ADD (ADHD) across the lifespan.
A source for books and DVD’s on ADHD, learning disabilities, and childhood mental health disorders.
Many useful handouts.
Online magazine for families living with ADHD.
Products that can help organize, remind (pill boxes with alarms), and make life easier (e.g. clothing for hypersensitive skin) for people with ADHD.
Website on learning disabilities and ADHD.
The largest non-profit group for people with learning disabilities. Over 200 local affiliates in 42 states, including Arizona.
Website with many handouts about Learning Difficulties (LD & ADHD). Can be searched by age group.
American Academy of Pediatrics.
A site to help learn more about ADHD in girls and women.
The Complete ADHD Toolkit with Vanderbilt Assessment Forms: