Founded in 1987, CHADD offers support and information to the public and its more than 22,000 members. CHADD’s primary objectives are to provide a support network for parents, caregivers and adults; to provide a forum for continuing education; to be a community resource and disseminate accurate evidence-based information about AD/HD to parents, educators, adults, professionals and the media; to promote ongoing research; and to be an advocate on behalf of the AD/HD community.
The mission of CHADD is stated as “CHADD CARES.”
Specifically, CHADD works to improve the lives of people affected by AD/HD through:
More about the national organization can be found on the Web site www.chadd.org.