This site was created and developed by psychiatrist Annick Vincent and deals with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
The site provides information and reference source for those who want to learn more about attention deficit disorder and provides additional help for health professionals.
It also presents advice and information to better understand this disorder, i.e, its causes, symptoms, ADHD in children, ADHD in adults, and available options to deal more effectively with ADHD, including pharmacological treatment, and questionnaires on ADHD. It also contain a resource section (including ADHD associations) and links to these, to make navigation easier.
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Warmline helps parents and clients find answers to childhood disability questions
The Canadian Association of the Deaf (CAD) provides consultation and information on Deaf needs and interests to the public, business, media, educators, governments and others.
They conduct research and collect data regarding Deaf issues; issue reports on these studies; and provide expertise on them; develop and implement pilot programs.They offer assistance to Deaf organizations and service agencies across the country, and also provide a major library and resource centre on deafness at their office in Ottawa, Ontario.
Programs and Services include: WORKink; Job Accommodation Service (JAS); Skills Training Partnership (STP); Disability Awareness Series (DAS); Partners for Workplace Inclusion Program (PWIP); Workplace Inclusion Program (WIP); Wendy Blair Storybook Series.
Of special interest:
Website provides direct link to WORKink, a virtual Employment Resource Centre for Job Seekers with Disabilities: www.workink.com/
The Canadian Diabetes Association supports people affected by diabetes by providing information, support and referrals if required.
They also work with municipal, provincial, territorial and federal governments and policy-makers to ensure they recognize diabetes as one of the most significant public health issues in Canada today, and take action to address it.
CHHA is the national voice of all hard of hearing Canadians. It is a non-profit, self-help, bilingual consumer organization run by and for persons who are hard of hearing.
The philosophy of CHHA is to produce knowledgeable hard of hearing consumers who understand how to have their needs met.
Website includes: In-depth information on 27 key health topics and population groups, with resources on how to stay healthy and prevent disease and injury; High-quality national health information and regional resources from Canada's provinces, territories and local communities; Information on societal health issues such as violence prevention, environment and health, and workplace safety; Monthly feature articles on current health issues, special guest columnists, and 'behind the news' information and analysis.
Of special interest:
Feature article Feb 2006: "Your Kid Can Go to Summer Camp" - exploring the options for children with disabilities and chronic diseases.