ADHD – Hyperactivity

What is ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that makes a person inattentive, impulsive and hyperactive.      Click icon for ther NHS introduction.      See also:  Young minds         ADHD foundation        new


Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service (ADDISS) is listed in Lincolnshire Family services directory.      It is a UK support group, run by volunteers, that provides information and support for parents.      Click icon to view the entry.     Here is their website.      Look for the menu in the left margin.

Adults with ADHD

AADD UK is a site for and by adults with ADHD.       It is run by a small group of volunteers.

The science

Click icon for an outline of some recent research on ADHD.      It describes how the brain works in someone with the condition.      To find out what science tells us about the benefits of fish oil for children with ADHD, see Does fish oil help?

Find out more

Here are some books available from Grantham public library.        If the book you want is at another library you can ask for it to be brought to Grantham and reserved for you.       Amazon. also has books on ADHD.