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Name Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Related to/Also known as
Symptoms of ADHD 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.
Types  
Useful national contacts ADDISS
Tel. 020 8952 2800
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ADDers.org
Tel. 0871 590 3693
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ADHD Foundation
151 Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2AH
Tel. 0151 237 2661
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Children & young people 

Information specifically for Teenagers (ADDers)
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Preparing for adult life (Contact, charity for families with disabled children)
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News and events

Survey: Treatment of Childhood Neurological Conditions (British Paediatric Neurology Association, September 2020)
Link opens in new window https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BPNA_JLA_RESEARCH_PSP

October 2020 is ADHD Awareness Month
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Online resources

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (NHS Choices)
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (Contact , charity for families with disabled chldren)
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 Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)

Our resources

Can I tell you about A.D.H.D? The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on ADHD and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Visit our library to read Can I tell you about ADHD? A guide for families, friends and professionals by S. Yarney and C. Martin. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
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