Name  Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Related to/Also known as  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Symptoms of Attention Deficit  Disorder
ADD is a common condition, affecting more boys than girls. It is an impairment of either activity or attention control (or both), and impacts on concentration, impulse control, hyperactivity, motivation and time awareness.
Useful national contacts

Link opens in new window www.addiss.org.uk
Tel: 020 8952 2800
Find your local support group:
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Link opens in new window www.adders.org
Tel: 0871 590 3693

Children & young people 

Information specifically for Teenagers (ADDers)
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Preparing for adult life (Contact, charity for families with disabled children)
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Online resources

 The Brain Changer Arts Project (The Brain Charity)

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (NHS Choices)
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (Contact , charity for families with disabled chldren)
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 Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)

News and Events  
Our resources

Creating kids who can concentrate The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Visit our library to read Creating Kids Who Can Concentrate: Proven strategies for beating A.D.D. without drugs by Jean Robb and Hilary Letts. Or have a look in your local library for this book.
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