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Centre for ADD/ADHD Advocacy Canada

caddacThe Centre for ADHD/ADD Advocacy Canada, is a national, umbrella organization providing leadership in education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals across Canada. CADDAC is committed to increasing the understanding of ADHD, therefore decreasing the stigma of ADHD

by providing up-to-date scientific information on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

As a national ADHD organization CADDAC takes leadership in the advocacy of ADHD in all areas that affect people with ADHD, including education, health, support, employment, regulatory bodies and resources.

CADDAC strives to network with government, professional organizations, health care providers, educators and all other stakeholders to improve the lives of people with ADHD.

While many web sites offer basic ADHD information on what ADHD is and how it is treated, they have tried to go a step further and offer information on how to advocate for your child in the school system and obtain possible accommodations. They have included a section for parents, discussion a range of emotions they may be feeling and offer specially geared information on ADHD for children and adolescents.

Parent Info section: http://www.caddac.ca/cms/page.php?123

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Advocacy
Type: Organization website
Source/Organization: Centre for ADD/ADHD Advocacy Canada
Geographic Focus: National
Language: English
Purpose: Providing leadership in education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals across Canada
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.caddac.ca