2020 Professional ADHD Resources

These 2020 professional ADHD resources are gathered here for the use of the following professionals:

  • Health Care & Mental Health Care Workers
  • Social Workers
  • Educators (preschool-college)
  • ADHD Coaches
  • Employers/HR Personnel
  • Daycare Providers

These are ADHD resources you may find useful, some of which have been featured in our monthly “Positive Steps” newsletter.

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General Professional

The ADHD-Anger Connection: New Insights into Emotional Dysregulation and Treatment Considerations

Joel Nigg, PhD, ADDitude Magazine, Updated September 8, 2020

The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD)

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

ADHD in the News, June 18, 2020


Family Engagement and Student Success: What the Research Says

Trynia Kaufman, MS, reviewed by Bob Cunningham, EdM, Understood, Copyright © 2014 – 2020

Empathetic Sentence Starters for Teachers

Amanda Morin, Reviewed by Rayma Griffin, MEd, Understood.org

Empowering Educators With Tools & Resources To Help All Students Thrive

Understood – Back-To-School 2020

Can an ADHD Diagnosis Actually Harm Academic Performance?

Yellowlees Douglas, Ph.D., Neurology Advisor, June 2, 2020, 7th Item Down

Webinar: Managing Challenging Classroom Behaviors in Early Elementary Students with ADHD

Desiree Murray, Ph.D., CHADD, Dec. 11, 2018

What You Need to Know About Students with ADHD and Anxiety

Christopher Willard, PsyD, CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) Ask The Expert Educator Webinar, Originally aired on March 15, 2018.

Health & Mental Health Care

The Physician’s Guide for Distinguishing Bipolar Disorder and ADHD

ADHD Editorial Board, Janice Rodden, Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D. – medically reviewed by ADDitude’s ADHD Medical Review Panel, December 22, 2019

Meditation and Yoga for ADHD

WebMD Medical Reference, Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD, January 17, 2020

Study: PTSD Found in 84% of Adults with ADHD Seeking Treatment for Alcohol Disorder

Ann Gault, ADDitude ADHD News & Research, ADDitude Magazine, May 18, 2020

The Relationship Between PTSD and ADHD: Symptoms, Diagnosis

Wes Crenshaw, PhD and Jordan Mayfield, LSCSW, LCAC, ADDitude Magazine, Updated June 17, 2020

Daycare Providers


ADHD Coaches

Social Workers