Tips + Links


Below are some useful pdfs for parent/caregivers.


Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder (ADD/ADHD) Resources
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Family Education –  Strategies and tips for parents of children with ADHD
National Resource Center on ADHD –  Comprehensive information on ADHD, symptoms, treatment, and coping skills.
Center for Disease Control –  Basics, statistics, research, and treatment recommendations.
WebMD – Parenting tips for raising children with ADHD.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Resources
Boston Children’s Hospital –  Articles on strategies and tips for handling problem behaviors, managing anger & violent behavior.
Empowering Parents –  Basics, Home Remedies, Coping & Support.
MayoClinic – Symptoms, Treatments, Tips for Coping.
Instant Help Fact Sheet – Detailed and comprehensive ODD fact sheet.
Conduct Disorders Online Support Forum – Online support for parents of ODD children.
Parent Resources Crisis Hotline –  Hotline for parents concerned about their children’s behavior can call to request information and guidance.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
United States Department of Veteran Affairs: National Center for PTSD – Types of trauma, treatment, and effects of PTSD.
National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) – General information on PTSD, symptoms, treatments, etc.
STARR Global Learning Network –  Resources, tips and activities for parents/caregivers of children who have experienced trauma (in English, Spanish & Arabic).
Parent’s Trauma Resource Center  – Resource guides on helping children grieve and cope with trauma.
Act Against Violence – Tips for parents and caregivers to help children with PTSD.
Students First Project: Trauma Strategies  – Home and family strategies for dealing with trauma.
Students First Project: Fact Sheet – Basic facts on Trauma and PTSD
Students First Project: Trauma Strategies for Teachers – School & classroom strategies for dealing with traumatized children.