Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD Support Group  (sponsored by the Palo Alto CAC) – Meets the third Thursday of the month at 25 Churchill, Room A, PAUSD Office.  Call Janet Dafoe  650-617-3822 for more information.

Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) – Provides a wealth of information.  CHADD also provides summer camp scholarships for children with AD/HD. Go to to download an application.  Scholarships are for children of CHADD members only.

Evolibri – Neurodiversity counseling (Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Learning Differences, Mood Disorders), founded by Jan Johnston-Tyler.

Kitty Petty ADD/LD Institute – Information, referrals, seminars, and monthly support groups. – personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, and practical tips for parents of children with learning and attention issues.

Books & Magazines

  1. Attention! (the magazine for CHADD)

  2. ADDitude

  3. Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey, plus many other books by the same authors

  4. ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Judith Kolberg & Kathleen Nadeau.  Very practical.