What we're about
CHADD-the nation's premiere organization serving children and adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). CHADD has over 20,000 members in 200 local affiliates throughout the US CHADD affiliates like TRI CHADD NJ (formally Monmouth Ocean CHADD) offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals and others.
CHADD is a membership organization, produces the bi-monthly ATTENTION! Magazine (for members) and sponsors an annual conference. The National Resource Center on AD/HD is the Centers for Disease Control funded national clearinghouse for evidence based information about AD/HD.
Services and Supports
CHADD National Website links to national and community resources ( www.chadd.org) The NRC (National Resource Center) on AD/HD ( www.help4adhd.org)
Reach us by Phone (732-552-8012 M-F 9am-5pm). Our affiliate provides a contact number that either reaches a live person or takes a message. Our volunteers do their very best to return your call; we know your call is important because most of us were on the other side of that call at one point. You can also email the organizers through Meetup or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent and Adult Support Group Meetings We hold public bi-monthly meetings that are facilitated by qualified and expert parents and peers.
Professional Speaker Series We also provide experts and authorities on ADHD for our members. This special meeting features a monthly local clinician or educator presentation on various current topics, treatments, resources on ADHD. These meetings are usually held separately from the monthly Parent and Adult Support Group meetings.
Parent to Parent: Family Training on AD/HD is a 14 hour intensive training on ADHD provided by CHADD certified parents/professionals. Participants receive extensive materials to support them, including articles, reference materials, handouts, and homework assignments. The curriculum is very structured and includes information on:
•Overview of AD/HD
•Assessment to Multimodal Treatment
•Managing the Impact(s) of AD/HD on the Family
•Developing Parenting Strategies and Positive Behavior Interventions
•Educational Rights for Your Child with AD/HD
•Building an Education Team: Bridging the Gap Between Home and School
•Resiliency, Teen Challenges & Future Success