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ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Resources and referrals to help individuals struggling with neurodevelopmental disorders that impair their ability to communicate and interact.

Facts About ADHD

Some studies estimate that 1.7 percent of children have ADHD; others claim the number is closer to 26 percent, depending upon where, when and how the studies were conducted.

CHADD - Improving the lives of people affected by ADHD

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is the nation's leading nonprofit organization serving people affected by ADHD.

Autism and Marriage: 3 Signs Your Spouse May Be on the Autism Spectrum

If one spouse is on the autism spectrum and the other isn't, the two are wired differently. Learn more about autism and marriage.

Asperger / Autism Network (AANE) We are here for you!

The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE) helps people with Asperger's or similar autism spectrum and neurodiverse profiles build meaningful, connected lives. We provide individuals, families, and professionals with information, education, community, support, and advocacy — all in an inclusive atmosphere of validation and respect.

Hope and Help for Parents with a Child with Autism

The challenges faced in caring for their child with autism can be overwhelming. There is hope and help for parents with a child with autism.

Featured Products for Helping with ADHD

Leading resource for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), learning disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), autism, Asperger's, and related problems. ADD books, ADHD books, ADD videos, ADHD videos, Conners Rating Scale, ADHD Medication Guide

Autism Society

We create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully.

Asperger Syndrome: How Can You Help?

Here are some basic principles for anyone who wants to understand Asperger Syndrome from a biblical perspective.

When Your Child with Autism Becomes an Adult

This week on the podcast Emily Colson is talking about her son Max’s transition from boyhood to adulthood, and how through each season of life God has supported their family. Because even as Max became an adolescent, Emily began to fear graduation, wondering what would happen without their provided services and routines. But with the support of her church, Emily has learned to celebrate each victory as she’s navigated issues in the adult world and found meaningful activities for her son (including a new ministry of encouragement birthed during the pandemic).

Autism | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Discover the symptoms, causes, diagnosis advice, treatment options and related conditions of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

ADHD | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Discover the symptoms, causes, diagnosis advice, treatment options and related conditions of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or (ADHD).

NIMH » Autism in Adults

Over the last twenty years, research has helped us better understand autism in adults. In a podcast, NIMH Director Dr. Joshua Gordon interviews Dr. Ann Wagner, National Autism Coordinator, and Dr. Lisa Gilotty, chief of NIMH’s Research Program on Autism Spectrum Disorders, to discuss these research advances.

NIMH » Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adults: What You Need to Know

This brochure provides information about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults including symptoms, how ADHD is diagnosed, causes, treatment options, and resources to find help for yourself or someone else.

Caring for Teens with Autism

Raising teens with autism takes patience and an ability to expect the unexpected. It’s a hard road, but a road with honor.

When Should a Parent Consider Medication for their Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Information on using medication in the treatment of children and adolescents with autism.

College Students with ADHD

Many students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) attend college.

Some people say ADHD is not a real disorder. What do you think?

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a real disorder. While not all people with ADHD are hyperactive, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV)
1 identifies the three subtypes of ADHD as:

Special Needs Kids Don’t Need Special Parents

When my son was diagnosed with autism, I thought God had picked the wrong mom. Then I remembered Moses.

Caring for Adult Children With Autism (And How You Can Help)

My adult sons are among those with autism who cannot care for or live by themselves. A crisis is not just looming for these families; it’s already here.

Understanding and Loving Your Child with ADHD

Understanding and Loving Your Child with ADHD will guide parents with methods they can use to help children who suffer from ADHD build character and competence rather than conflict, failure, shame, or disconnection.

Hope for Families of Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Hope for Families of Children on the Autism Spectrum looks at the family as a whole, making every attempt to include all members in the experience of special needs children.

Understanding Autism: Supporting Struggling Parents

Mark and Jenny were concerned when their first-born child wouldn't make eye contact, walked on his tiptoes, and didn’t talk. At the age of three, he was diagnosed with autism, which sent Mark into a deep depression. He wondered if his son would ever graduate from high school or drive a car. In addition, having an autistic child became incredibly isolating as friends found their child’s behavior disruptive. But, ultimately, the entire family found hope and strength to move forward.

Adult ADHD

Could you have this disorder?

Strengths, Challenges, and Strategies for Co-Parenting When Your Partner Is on the Autism Spectrum

Co-parenting between a neurotypical and autistic parent is hard, but not impossible. These 13 strategies can help you find success.

Five things I wish people would know before meeting my Asperger's husband

I wish when people meet my husband they would leave their judgements at the door, and try to not view him through their view. Perhaps these points will help.

  • Life is full of surprises, challenges and questions – and sometimes we all need help finding answers. Are you struggling in your marriage? Is your son or daughter involved in activities that have you worried? Or maybe you’re facing an unexpected pregnancy or navigating conflict with your aging parents. Whether you’re in the midst of a major crisis or simply a perplexing situation, we have compiled resources that can point you in the right direction. And remember – we’re constantly updating our content, so check back frequently for the latest and greatest resources.

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