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Feingold Association of the U.S.

National. Founded 1976. Help for families of children with learning or behavior problems, including attention deficit disorder. Supports members in implementing the Feingold program. Generates public awareness re: food and synthetic additives. Newsletter and phone support network.
Write:
Feingold Association of the U.S.
37 Shell Rd., 2nd Floor
Rocky point, NY 11778
Voice: 1-800-321-3287 (US only) or 631-369-9340
Website: http://www.feingold.org
E-mail: help@feingold.org
Verified: 8/17/2012

CHADD

(Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) (BILINGUAL) International. 200 chapters. Founded 1987. Support network for individuals, parents and caregivers of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Provides information for parents, adults, teachers and professionals. Bimonthly magazine and annual conference. Guidelines and assistance on starting self-help groups. Dues $49; student $38; healthcare professionals $120; Organizations $325. Online listing of local support groups.
Write:
CHADD
8181 Professional Pl., Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785
Voice: 1-800-233-4050 or 301-306-7070 (day)
Fax: 301-306-7090
Website: http://www.chadd.org
Verified: 7/31/2012

ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association)

National network. Founded 1989. Mission is to provide information, resources and networking to adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and to the professionals working with them. Aims to generate hope, awareness, empowerment and connections worldwide in the field of ADHD through bringing together science and the human experience. The information and resources provided to individuals and families affected with ADHD focus on diagnosis, treatment, strategies and techniques for helping adults with ADHD lead better lives. Membership $45/yr. (individual); $55/yr. (family); $150/yr. (professional).
Write:
ADDA
P.O. Box 7557
Wilmington, DE 19803
Voice: 1-800-939-1019
Website: http://www.add.org
E-mail: info@add.org
Verified: 7/17/2012

Conduct Disorders Parent Message Board

Online. 7080 members. Founded 1995. Support for parents of a child with one of the many behavior disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiance disorder, bipolar disorder, conduct disorder, depression, anxiety and substance abuse. Parents of children all ages welcome.
Website: http://www.conductdisorders.com
Verified: 6/29/2012

Dyslexia Support 2

Online. 1000+ members. Founded 2003. Support list for parents of children who are dyslexic. Resource for parents to share ideas and exchange ways of helping.
Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/dyslexiasupport2
E-mail: dyslexiasupport2-owner@yahoogroups.com
Verified: 7/2/2012

NEURO Network

Online. 1400+ members. Founded 2006. Provides support for parents whose children have been diagnosed or are experiencing issues such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, autism spectrum disorders (including Asperger's and persistent developmental delay), learning disabilities, speech and language delays, sensory integration dysfunction, reactive attachment disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and oppositional defiant disorder.
Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/neuronetwork
E-mail: neuronetwork-owner@yahoogroups.com
Verified: 7/2/2012

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