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Name  Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Related to/Also known as  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Symptoms of Attention Deficit  Disorder
ADD is a common condition, affecting more boys than girls. It is an impairment of either activity or attention control (or both), and impacts on concentration, impulse control, hyperactivity, motivation and time awareness.
Useful national contacts

ADDISS
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Tel: 020 8952 2800
Find your local support group:
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Adders
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Tel: 0871 590 3693

Online resources

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (NHS Choices)
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Attention Deficit Hyperactvity disorder (Contact A Family)
Link opens in new window www.cafamily.org.uk/medical-information/conditions/a/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/?page=8&f=A

Our resources

Creating kids who can concentrate The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Visit our library to read Creating Kids Who Can Concentrate: Proven strategies for beating A.D.D. without drugs by Jean Robb and Hilary Letts. Or have a look in your local library for this book.
Link opens in new window Find this in a library at WorldCat.org