General Information on ADHD

General Information on ADHD

ADHD BlocksThe best way to treat ADHD is to first learn about it. the more you know about ADHD and how it affects you and your child's life, the more confident you will feel in knowing what approaches to take to treat it.

This section provides general information about ADHD to help you get started in understanding the disorder and what you can do to know what the needs of your child or yourself.

 

Children’s Mental Health Ontario

Children’s Mental Health

Ontario Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) represents and supports the providers of child and youth mental health treatment services throughout Ontario. Our core membership consists of more than 85 accredited community-based children’s mental health centres that serve children and their families annually. Services are provided at no cost to clients.

This website provides links to other organizations involved in mental health care in Ontario.

ADHD and Driving

This web site by Dr Laurence Jerome in London, Ontario, is designed to allow clinicians to gather information about their patients driving history and current driving profile. It consists of the Jerome Driving Questionnaire (JDQ), the World Health Organization Adult ADHD Self Report Scale of symptoms of Inattention and Impulsivity (ASRS) and the Driving Behavior Survey (DBS) by Professor Russell Barkley.
The Resource section contains educational videos that are helpful for patients and their families regarding the risk of untreated ADHD and driving.

消除有关 注意力缺陷或多动障碍的误区 - Dispelling Myths about ADHD (Mandarin)

注意力缺陷或多动障碍是复杂的。每一个儿童和成人显现的又有很大的不同。我们大多数人都对它的状况有一些知识,然而,有关围绕注意力缺陷或多动障碍许多误区,形成了我们如何看待那些有病症的人、如何应对和支持他们。这提示表中涉及了一些常见的误区。

重新看待注意力缺陷或多动障碍 - Reframing ADHD (Mandarin)

患有注意力缺陷或多动障碍的学生经常一天下来很少有积极的体验。这会导致自信心不足,焦虑和缺乏积极性。老师如何看待注意力缺陷或多动障碍,对他们如何跟学生交流会起到很大影响,进而影响学生如何看待自己。通过了解患病学生困难的由来,老师们可以变得更加理解,更好地来提供适当的援助。重新看待注意力缺陷或多动障碍可以使老师和学生之间的关系更加成功。

Portrait du TDAH

Portrait du TDAH - Dr Annick Vincent

In this brief video, Dr. Vincent provides an overview of AD/HD, the importance of getting assessed and treated to improve quality of life.

Video is in French.

Global Medical Education

This American website has many infograms on a variety of mental health issues. They offer medical education videos and content is written and presented by renowned medical experts in their respective specialties. GME looks for the best possible source to provide the most useful, evidence-based answers.

ADHD Infographic

Global Medical Education is a free online medical education resource that provides timely, unbiased, evidence-based medical education and online medical information from the world’s leading experts to health care professionals around the world.

GME has produced an infographic that provides a great visual resource for general information about ADHD.

Note: This infographic includes American statistics.

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