Information on ADHD including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, risks and treatment and with links to other useful organisations.
Royal College of Psychiatrists
The ADHD Foundation works in partnership with individuals, families, doctors, teachers and other agencies to improving emotional well being, educational attainment, behaviour and life chances through better understanding and self management of ADHD, ASD and related learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, Irlen’s Syndrome, dyscalculia and Tourette’s Syndrome. We also provide training for GP’s, Teachers, Social Care agencies and other professionals, raising awareness to bring about positive change and inclusion in mental health, education and employment.
Adult Attention Deficit UK (AADD UK)
AADD-UK is a small charity founded by members in Bristol, London and Newcastle, and is currently running several affiliated support groups as well as an interactive website and online community.
The main aims of AADD-UK are raising awareness of ADHD in adulthood, advancing the education of professionals and the public at a national and local level in the UK to ensure that all adults with ADHD regardless of age, health, ethnicity, socio-economic status, and religion have fair and equitable access to health, social, employment, and other services as needed, and to promote and support research in the field of adult ADHD.
Phone: 020 8952 2800
National charity providing information, training and support for parents, sufferers and professionals in the fields of ADHD and related learning and behavioural difficulties
Aims to promote awareness of ADD/ADHD and to provide information and as much free practical help as possible to sufferers, both adults and children, and their families via this comprehensive website.
Parents information Service: 0808 802 5544www.youngminds.org.uk
Supporting your child with ADHD The UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowering their parents and carers.
Hyperactive Children’s Support Group
The Hyperactive Children's Support Group is a registered charity which has been successfully helping ADHD/Hyperactive children and their families for over 30 years. The HACSG is Britain's leading proponent of a dietary approach to the problem of hyperactivity.
Parenting Special Children
Parenting Special Children’s mission is to provide specialist parenting support to parents and carers of children and young people with Special Needs, so that they can create positive change in their lives.
An education, health and care (EHC) plan is for children and young people aged up to 25 who need more support than is available through special educational needs support. EHC plans identify educational, health and social needs and set out the additional support to meet those needs.
Advisory Centre for Education
Advice Line: 0300 0115 142
Helpline offering advice on special educational needs. We offer a comprehensive range of advice and information on education issues. Our information is based on current education law and guidance and covers state funded education for children aged 5-16 years in England only.
Registered charity offering free and independent advice to parents of children with special educational needs on local authorities legal duties to assess and provide for children with special educational needs, actions or inaction by local authorities and schools which discriminate against children with disabilities, exclusion of children with special needs.
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
Providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children - no matter what their disability or health condition.