In the seventh in our series featuring the ïinformation for patientsÍ section from SIGNÍs evidence-based guidelines, we reproduce the information from SIGN 52: Attention Deficit and Hyperkinetic Disorders in Children and Young People.
A variety of resources are available which may be of help to children, young people and their families. These include support groups, books and other publications, and information available on the internet.
The following national organisation can supply current information on local support groups:
The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service (ADDISS)
ADDnet UK: www.btinternet.com/~black.ice/addnet/
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: www.chadd.org
ADD Warehouse: www.addwarehouse.com
School Psychology Resources Online: www.schoolpsychology.net
Adapted from SIGN 52: Attention Deficit and Hyperkinetic Disorders in Children and Young People. A national clinical guideline. Edinburgh: SIGN, 2001