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ADHD: Disorder and Treatments

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This web site defines Attention Deficit Disorder. It includes symptoms, treatments, online resources, and organizations. It is a good resource for parents who might think that their child may have attention deficit disorder.
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Date Added to MERLOT: February 13, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 28, 2016
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Avatar for Daniel Crampton
3 years ago

Daniel Crampton (Faculty) is a very informative website that seems to focus more towards the layman rather than the professional. I would recommend it for reference, but I would not necessarily use it in a classroom. Many of the articles I read seem to be in blog format and not reviewed; although I am sure the information presented in each article is predominently accurate.

Technical Remarks:

Easy to navigate; user friendly.

Time spent reviewing site: 40 minutes

Avatar for Kymberly Richard
9 years ago

Kymberly Richard (Faculty)

This website has a lot of useful information. It was easy to navigate and first-time users should have no problem locating information. I particularly liked the breakdown of the information into manageable segments.

Avatar for Sarah Hicks
10 years ago

Sarah Hicks (Student)

This page gives a lot of useful information about ADHD and how it can be treated
and what help the person may recieve to help them better understand the cause
of ADHD.

Technical Remarks:

Easy to use

Avatar for Diane Castle
15 years ago

Diane Castle (Student)

I have review this site for about 20 mins. This is a very informational site and
very easy to get around. This had some very informational tools such as the
ADHD test for adults which I had never seen on any other site before.

Technical Remarks:

This site is easily navigated for anyone.

Avatar for Amanda Pendrak
15 years ago

Amanda Pendrak (Student)

I spent quite a while reviewing the material on this website. I found it very
informative and helpful. I never did quite undestand what ADD was and how much
of an impact it has on people. I was especially was surprised to find out that
adults can have it too. That's not something you hear too much about. I think
this website can definately help both teachers and students with learning about

Technical Remarks:

I found it very easy to navigate around the website and get the information I
wanted and needed, so I definately think that first time users will have no
problem with it.

Avatar for Teacher Education Editorial Board
15 years ago

Teacher Education Editorial Board (Faculty)

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currently under review. 50

Avatar for Tracy Mullen
15 years ago

Tracy Mullen (Student)

I spent about 30 minutes at this site and thought it was very easy to read. It
was also easy to navigate. It offered some great information on the subject of
ADD/ADHD and I think this site will be very effective in enhancing teaching and

Technical Remarks:

First time users should have no problem using this site.

Avatar for June Tristram
15 years ago

June Tristram (Student)

The disorders and treatment site was an informative site that gave specific
information on every disorder possible. After 1 hour of browsing the material I
felt that the content of the material does specifically address disorders and
treatments that are educationally significant.
My knowledge of many issues has been expanded, so therefore I believe this site
would be an excellent learning tool for students and educators.

Technical Remarks:

Once I was in the site I found navigating to be simple and specific. I do
believe a first time user would find it fiarly easy to use.

Avatar for Ellen Weintraub
15 years ago

Ellen Weintraub (Student)

I found this site to be very informative especially since i am a nursing
student. It had alot of information on mental illness i did not knwo of.

Avatar for Maura Scanlon
15 years ago

Maura Scanlon (Student)

I am really glad I found this website. After spending a good hour I couldn't
wait to share this information with people I know that would value the materials
within. I think people might be able to better understand the information once
brought to their attention.

Technical Remarks:

Not being a computer genius I found this site very easy to use. I have had
trouble in the past trying to find information in this area and was relieved to
find this site was simple but yet very useful.

Avatar for Lindsay Franklin
16 years ago

Lindsay Franklin (Student)

After locating this website, I spent approximately 45 minutes to an hour reviewing all of the information that this website had to offer. I
examined the link regarding symptoms, which gave me a broad overview of ADD and ADHD. I also examined the links regarding what exactly these
disorders are, possible treatment options, various on-line resources on these disorders, diagnosis of ADD and ADHD, where to go for help and a
reliable diagnosis, support organizations, ADHD quiz, on-line support group and new research findings. In my opinion, the quality of the
content was of a highly credible nature and it was most definitely educationally significant. This website acts as a great teaching/learning tool as it provides such a complete background on
these disorders, while directing the viewer to other sources for further reading and research. I do believe that this resource would absolutely
enhance both the educator and student's knowledge of these topics to a strong degree.

Technical Remarks:

Personally, I found it very easy to
navigate around this website--I felt that everything was easily
accessible and clearly stated. First time users should not have a problem navigating this website. I would highly recommend this website as it is very well-organized and presented, while providing a great deal of useful information.

Avatar for Cyndy Otty
16 years ago

Cyndy Otty (Student)

This site was extremely informative on the topic of ADD and ADHD. I spent quite
awhile browsing through the links and looking at the different sections of the
site. I found the material beneficial for everyone from those with the disorder
to those just interested in learning about it.

Technical Remarks:

I think the site is very user-friendly and even me as a first time user found it
very easy to understand and find the things I needed to.