Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects children and teens and can continue into adulthood. People diagnosed with ADHD may be hyperactive, unable to control their impulses, and have trouble paying attention.

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ADHD and the Brain

This video, featuring Dr. Gerald Chodak, discusses the parts of the brain affected by ADHD. (3:26 Minutes)

Davina’s Story: an ADHD Mom

A mother of two boys shares her story of being diagnosed with Adult ADHD. (2:14 minutes)

ADHD is Real

ADHD is real. Thirty years of brain imaging research shows that the brain of a person with ADHD is different. (1:33 minutes)

Living With ADHD

Katie Couric provides a story on what it is like living with ADHD. (8:14 Minutes)

What not to say to Someone with ADHD

A young lady living with ADHD shares 11 things you should never say to someone diagnosed with ADHD . (8:17 Minutes)

What is ADHD?

This animation explains how ADHD differs from ADD. (4:00 Minutes)

ADHD Child v. Non-ADHD Child Interview

Two children were interviewed and were asked some questions. (5:44 Minutes)

Concerned your child suffers from ADHD?

Complete the child NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment Scale below.
Ideally, the assessment should be completed from both a parent informant and a teacher informant.

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Child ADHD Screening

Concerned you or someone you love suffers from ADHD?

Complete the Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-v1.1) Symptom Checklist below.

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Adult ADHD Screening

These scales should NOT be used alone to make any diagnosis. You must take into consideration information from multiple sources.  Take the results to a behavioral health practitioner or family doctor to review.

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