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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides several resources on ADHD including basic information, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and recommendations.

CHADD National Resource Center on ADHD
The national clearing house for the latest evidence-based information on ADHD.  It’s mission to provide information, education and consultation about assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and issues of health and well-being for children with ADHD and their families.

Understood
Designed to support parents of children with learning and attention issues.  Offers personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Speaks
Site for individuals with autism and their families that promotes awareness, education and advocacy, and connects families with local resources.

Childhood Development

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University
Established in 2006, the Center’s mission has focused on applying scientific knowledge to close the gap on what is known and what can be done to improve the lives of children facing diversity.  Several resources are provided on topics including brain and child development, the impact of neglect, and more.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Learn about healthy development, developmental milestones and effective parenting techniques for newborns to 17 years olds.  Resources on developmental screening and monitoring, as well as what to do if concerned about a child’s development, are also provided.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Founded in 1990, NOFAS is committed to FASD primary prevention, advocacy and support.  NOFAS works to prevent alcohol use during pregnancy and supports individuals and families living with FASDs.