Health Care Professionals
- Real World Office Management of Adult ADHD by Dr. William Dodson
- ALL ABOUT ADHD MEDICATIONS: A Physician's Perspective
- PART ONE- WHO, WHAT, WHY, BENEFITS AND CAUTIONS
- PART TWO- OVERVIEW OF MEDICATIONS by Theodore Mandelkorn, MD. (2003, Revised 2010)
- ADHD Evaluation: What Is Necessary and Sufficient? Sam Goldstein, PhD
Caring for Children with ADHD - A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians Developed by American Pediatrics Association and NICHY (National Institute for Quality Healthcare)- funded by Shire Pharmaceuticals. A comprehensive resource, but created 5 years ago.
Kit has over 25 documents relating to the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in children. Here are a few:
01 - Introduction
02 - Primary Care Initial Evaluation
03 - Vanderbilt Assessment Scale – Parent Informant
04 - Vanderbilt Assessment Scale – Teacher Informant
05 - Vanderbilt Assessment Follow-up – Parent Informant
06 - Vanderbilt Assessment Follow-up – Teacher Informant
07 - Scoring Instructions for the Vanderbilt Assessment Scale
08 - Parent Informant Sample
09 - Cover Letter to Teachers
For your Adult patients -From Ari Tuckman PsyD, MDA, excerpts from the Integrative Treatment for Adult ADHD: A Practical, Easy-to-Use Guide for Clinicians, Diagnosis forms many handouts are available to download as a PDF free of charge. (You may use any or all of these, but he asks you to retain the source and copyright information.)
The CADDRA (Canadian ADD Resource Alliance) Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines - This is an ABSOLUTE GOLDMINE of free comprehensive ADHD information to help medical professionals diagnose and treat ADHD medically in adults, children and teenagers.
This site has 22 documents with 103 pages of great information. As Vancouver Psychiatrist and BC ADHD Clinic director Dr. Margaret Weiss said, "It's all you need to know to diagnose and treat ADHD."
The ADHD Report Professional level Newsletter edited by Russell A. Barkley, PhD, and other leading experts in ADHD- $79 a year
Sign up for ATTENTION RESEARCH UPDATE, a free e-mail newsletter that helps parents, professionals, and educators stay informed about important new research on ADHD.- By David Rabiner, PhD http://www.helpforadd.com
Understanding the nature and subtyping of ADHD- Video with Russell Barkley, PhD. Recent discoveries on what might cause the disorder and medications that might help treat ADHD 1:20 hours
Life Course Outcomes and Treatment Implications of Individuals with ADHD. Another video presented by Russell Barkley, Ph.D. Barkley focuses on what he terms the Milwaukee Study, which tracks the participants in the MTA study to young adulthood. 1:15 hours
Article covering the above video- Does ADHD Medication Treatment Prevent the Development of Other Disorders? Review of the same longitudinal study (following MTA test subjects over 10 years) that Russell Barkley presents on You Tube- see above. See David Rabiner's Attention Research Update- February 2010
Finally, list your services in our national directory. -The National ADHD Directory is a public service of Attention Deficit Disorder Resources (ADD Resources.) Service providers can list themselves as professional members, Regular members with a listing or for free. (Although membership determines placement in the listings.) With over 1100 listings, it is now the largest ADHD Directory on the web. Consumers looking for help will always be able to search the Directory for free.
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