Some useful web sites for families of Attention Different* children, teens, and young adults
For parents, home schoolers, educators: An excellent source of educational curricula for adolescents and young adults with learning differences.
Washington State Learning Disabilities Association: Provides a list of professionals in the Puget Sound area who work with Attention Different children. These include psychiatrists, psychometrists (testers), psychotherapists, tutors, and other educational specialists.
The Stanley Foundation (US NIMH) Provides up-to-date information about advances in the treatment of Bipolar Disorder. Excellent information about new naturopathics and pharma.
The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation is the premier parents’ site for information about Bipolar Disorder in children and for referral to professionals.
The Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation: Provides the Jeannie and Jeffrey Illustrated Interview for Children, an online questionnaire that kids can take or that can be administered by a tester with the child present to check answers.
The Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS) center is one of the oldest, most respected resources on the net for people with AS (adults, children, and parents).
The Calm Clinic provides highly useful information on anxiety disorders, panic, stress, and phobias as well as techniques for manageing these issues.
*Please see the "Definitions" page.