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Source: The National Network for Child Care

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 General Information

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    / Publisher: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) (2003 (rev))
    Description: Learn more about Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder from this detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. Also available in PDF.
  • (PDF) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (PDF)
    / Publisher: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) (2003 (rev))
    Description: Learn more about Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder from this detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. This is a 49-page PDF file. Also available in HTML.
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    / Publisher: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) (December 2001)
    Description: This fact sheet provides information about children with ADHD. Topics covered include what is AD/HD, how common is it, signs of AD/HD, treatment, school, tips for parents, tips for teachers, resources and organizations. Also available in PDF and in Spanish as Desorden Deficitario de la Atención.
  • (PDF) Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (PDF)
    / Publisher: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) (December 2001)
    Description: This fact sheet provides information about children with ADHD. Topics covered include what is AD/HD, how common is it, signs of AD/HD, treatment, school, tips for parents, tips for teachers, resources and organizations. Also available in HTML and in Spanish as Desorden Deficitario de la Atención.
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    / Publisher: National Mental Health Association
    Description: This fact sheet describes some typical signs of ADHD. It also offers information about common concerns such as treatment for ADHD, what parents and caregivers can do, and how ADHD affects children socially and otherwise.
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - Briefing Paper
    / Publisher: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) (April 2002)
    Description: This NICHCY Briefing Paper is written to help parents, teachers, and others interested in AD/HD know what to look for, what to do, and how to get help. Also available in PDF and Spanish as Desorden Deficitario de la Atención: Publicación con Información Detallada.
  • (PDF) Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - Briefing Paper (PDF)
    / Publisher: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) (April 2002)
    Description: This NICHCY Briefing Paper is written to help parents, teachers, and others interested in AD/HD know what to look for, what to do, and how to get help. Also available in HTML and Spanish as Desorden Deficitario de la Atención: Publicación con Información Detallada.
  • Conduct Disorders
    / Publisher: National Mental Health Association
    Description: This fact sheet discusses conduct disorders in children. It includes information on common signs of conduct disorders, research, and assessment and treatment.
  • First Signs: Red Flags
    / Description: The following red flags may indicate a child is at risk for atypical development, and is in need of an immediate evaluation.
  • National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
    / Description: The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center supports the implementation of the early childhood provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The mission is to strengthen service systems to ensure that children with disabilities (birth through five) and their families receive and benefit from high quality, culturally appropriate, and family-centered supports and services.

 Links, Other Resources

  • Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
    / Publisher: University of Virginia Curry School of Education
    Description: This Web page provides a listing of information and resources about Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) in children.
  • Partnerships for Inclusion
    / Description: Partnerships for Inclusion is based in North Carolina and provides training and consultationg to support the inclusion of young children with disabilities. This Web site provides information about PFI services, products, training, people, and funders.

 Programming Resource

  • Attention Deficit Disorder
    / Author: May, Gretchen
    Publisher: University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension. (1993)
    Description: This fact sheet discusses characteristics that may be displayed by a child with ADD and some ways of helping the child with ADD.
  • Caring for Children With Special Needs: Attention Deficit Disorder
    / Author: Greenstein, Doreen
    Publisher: North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service (1998)
    Description: This fact sheet focuses on children with ADD and strategies to include them in group settings. The author provides references for additional information. Also available in PDF.
  • Caring for Children With Special Needs: Challenging Behaviors
    / Author: Greenstein, Doreen
    Publisher: North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service (1998)
    Description: This fact sheet for child care providers discusses destructive or disruptive, noncompliant, and aggressive behaviors. The author gives ideas on how to deal with these behaviors and keep children included in group child care settings. Also available in PDF.
  • (PDF) Caring for Children with Special Needs: Attention Deficit Disorder (PDF)
    / Author: Greenstein, Doreen
    Publisher: North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service (1998)
    Description: This fact sheet focuses on children with ADD and strategies to include them in group settings. The author provides references for additional information. Also available in HTML.
  • Caring for Children with Special Needs: Challenging Behaviors
    / Author: Greenstein, Doreen
    Publisher: North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service (1998)
    Description: This fact sheet for child care providers discusses destructive or disruptive, noncompliant, and aggressive behaviors. The author gives ideas on how to deal with these behaviors and keep children included in group child care settings. Also available in HTML.

 Research

  • Are We Leaving Them Behind? The Case for Helping Childcare Providers and Parents Address Behavioral Problems in Very Young Children
    / Author: Etheridge, Wendy; Ray Firth; Robert Nelkin; Maria Zeglen Townsend
    Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development (September 2002)
    Description: This report examines the need to provide services to parents and care providers of young children with behavioral problems. The report determines the need, describes the problem and policy issues, and offers suggestions for effective methods of addressing this issue. Note: This is a 52-page PDF document and may take a long time to download depending on your connection speed.

Source: The National Network for Child Care: http://www.nncc.org/

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