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*If you are feeling depressed and having suicidal thoughts, or a friend or loved one is at risk, please say something and get the support you need RIGHT NOW. Thoughts you have when really depressed or sad can be changed…please get to tomorrow and get the support you need.
Washington State Department of Health Suicide Prevention
Washington Suicide and Crisis Hotlines
This gives numbers for each county/crisis lines
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Russell Barkley, MD
Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
Edward Hallowell, MD
Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Edward Hallowell, MD
Chris A. Zeigler Dender
Chris A. Zeigler Dender
Chris A. Zeigler Dender and Alex Zeigler
Barbara D. Ingersoll, PhD
Kathleen Nadeau, Ellen Littman, and Patricia Quinn
Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau
Kathleen Nadeau (Editor), Patricia Quinn (Editor)
Edward M.Hallowell and John J. Ratey
Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo, and Larry B. Silver
Theodore D. Mandelkorn, MD
Official website for the CHADD organization, a support group for parents, children and adults with ADHD
Comprehensive catalog of books and tapes regarding ADHD
Website for Additude magazine for ADHD
NIMH Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Links to NIMH reports related to ADHD, autism, and mood disorders in children and adolescents.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Information about ADHD and other psychiatric conditions.
Child Development Institute sponsors this website with daily updated articles on ADHD and dyslexia that have appeared in the media.
National ADD Association
Washington state adult ADHD support groups, conferences, etc.
General ADD information
Depression Scale for Adults
Neurodiversity Self-Advocacy and Community
ASAN: Autism Self-Advocacy Network
Neurodiversity and Autism Acceptance
Dr. Natasha Lewis Harrington, PsyD,
Square Pegs Adult Autistic Meetup Group
Google with your city: Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Etc.
Allyssa Burnett Adult Life Center, Bothell, WA
Tavon Center, Issaquah, WA
Autism Resources/Websites Parents
M-CHAT.org is a free, online screening tool for physicians and parents to quickly assess whether a child should receive a more thorough developmental evaluation such as the ADI/ADOS.
SPARK-Simons Powering Autism Resource:
Excellent webinars for parents and providers, SPARKS genetic study
University of Washington Autism Center facebook @uwautismcenter
University of Washington Autism Center Workshops: Parents/providers/teachers
Madigan Army Medical Center Pediatric Specialty Clinic
Seattle Children’s Autism 200 Series:
South Sound Autism Partnership: a collaborative between families, providers, and organizations to increase awareness, support, and education about autism in the Puget Sound area.
Autism Society of Washington
Dungeons and Dragons Social Skills Building Groups
Born On a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant (Teen Patient recommended!)
Why Johnny Doesn’t Flap
Clay Morton, Gail Morton, Alex Merry Illustrator
Sesame Street: Celebrate You! Celebrate Me! A Seek and Touch Book.
Ami Klin (Editor), Sara S. Sparrow (Editor), and Fred R. Volkmar (Editor)
The Asperger Education Network
The Autism Society of America
OASIS,Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support
Interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents
Students can find homework solutions on this helpful website.
This University of Washington site is a good resource for computer aid programs for individuals with learning disabilities.
IEP—does your child qualify for an IEP? This site will help you understand the process and determine accommodations that would be helpful.
Learning Disabilities Association national website
International Dyslexia Association
Thomas W. Phelan, PhD
Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein
Timothy E. Wilens
Ross W. Greene, PhD
Barbara D. Ingersoll, PhD and Sam Goldstein, PhD
Demitri Papolos and Janice Papolos
Bipolar Significant Other Organization. Information and support for those with close friends or loved ones who have bipolar illness.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Anxiety Disorder Association of America
Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation–website for teens or children with bipolar disorder
Companion website to the book, The Bipolar Child, by Papolos
The National Mental Health Association
Tracy Haerle (Editor)
Tourette Association Website
Disordered Eating/ Picky Eaters
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
NEDA National Eating Disorders Association
Center for Discovery: www.centerfordiscovery.com
APP: Discovery in Recovery, helps keep track of meals and moods about food
A Parent’s Roadmap to Autism: A Functional Medicine Approach.