ADDitude is the world’s most trusted resource for families and adults living with ADHD and comorbid conditions, and for the professionals who work with them.
Who We Are
Since 1998, millions have trusted ADDitude to deliver expert advice and caring support, making us the leading media network for parents and adults living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We provide evidence-based, expert guidance and empathetic understanding to help you navigate the very real challenges that arise from ADHD and related conditions. ADDitude is not only the world’s most trusted source of strategies and information about ADHD and related conditions like learning disabilities, anxiety, depression, and oppositional defiant disorder; we are the voice and advocate of the ADHD community.
What We Do
It remains our mission to be your most reliable ADHD advisor and ally, and a source of inspiration along your path to health and well-being. We are committed to delivering the most accurate, up-to-date information from leading clinical practitioners and researchers in the field of ADHD. We recognize that the information we have at our disposal today might change with further evidence tomorrow; that’s why we continually research, fact-check, and work closely with the medical community to ensure we deliver the most dependable information we have right now.
We also know that, most often, living with (or parenting a child with) ADHD comes with a whole host of other difficulties not limited to the disorder alone. That’s why we built a network of real people living with ADHD, as well as experts in mental health, learning disabilities and disorders, and neurological conditions, to support our in-house editorial team. At ADDitude, you can trust that the information we provide is medically reviewed, unbiased, and backed by scientific evidence.
How We Can Help You
At ADDitude, you’ll find practical solutions you can act on immediately, whether the challenge you’re facing is to:
- determine whether you or a loved one has ADHD, learning disabilities, or another condition
- research treatment options and find the right combination of medication and natural treatments to manage your or your child’s symptoms
- secure 504 or IEP accommodations for your child at school
- remove the isolation and stigma that still surround too many with the condition
- create organizational systems that will help you keep track of your keys and get to work on time every day
- distinguish symptoms of mood disorders, anxiety, learning disabilities, oppositional defiant disorder, and other mental health conditions from ADHD
- connect with a community of parents and adults who understand the intense emotions and daily joys and headaches of living with ADHD
Through our content, our experienced team of health journalists and community of scientific advisory board members equip millions of people will the knowledge, tools, and techniques they need to live happily and healthily with ADHD.
Our scientific advisors are leading clinical practitioners and researchers in the field of ADHD and related mental health conditions. Whether reviewing an article or symptom test or presenting a webinar, our advisors bring their unparalleled clinical experience, authority, and personal understanding to benefit ADDitude’s readers assuring that ADDitude’s content is evidence-based, accurate, and up-to-date.
Russell Barkley, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has published 21 books, plus rating scales and clinical manuals. Dr. Barkley has presented more than 700 invited addresses… Click for full bio
Carol Brady, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Carol Brady is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Houston, Texas. She is also a specialist in school psychology and an expert in the areas of ADHD, children, families in trauma, and Tourette’s Syndrome. She received her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University and she is currently… Click for full bio
Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Brown is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders. Dr. Brown was awarded by the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association and has been inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame… Click for full bio
William Dodson, M.D.
Dodson ADHD Center
Greenwood Village, CO
Dr. Bill Dodson is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who has specialized in adults with ADHD for the last 23 years. He has written on how the basic research on ADHD can be applied to everyday clinical practice. Dr. Dodson is currently in private practice in Denver, Colorado, at the Dodson ADHD Center… Click for full bio
Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.
Lives in the Balance
Ross W. Greene, Ph.D., is the author of the well-known books The Explosive Child and Lost at School, and the originator of a model of care emphasizing collaborative resolutions to the problems contributing to children’s behavioral challenges. He is also associate clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at… Click for full bio
Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
The Hallowell Center
Dr. Ned Hallowell is a practicing psychiatrist and founder of the Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, Massachusetts, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle. A former instructor of Harvard Medical School, he is the author of 20 books, including the bestsellers… Click for full bio
Stephen P. Hinshaw, Ph.D.
University of California
Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as Department Chair from 2004-2011, and is vice chair of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. His work focuses on developmental psychopathology — peer and… Click for full bio
Peter Jaksa, Ph.D.
Peter Jaksa, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and former president of the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA). He is the author of the book Life With ADHD. Dr. Jaksa has over 30 years of experience working with people with ADHD of all ages, and is an adult with ADHD himself… Click for full bio
Peter Jensen, M.D.
The REACH Institute
New York, NY
Dr. Peter Jensen is president and CEO of The REACH Institute (Resource for Advancing Children’s Health), a non-profit organization he founded in 2006 to disseminate evidence-based interventions for child and adolescent mental health. He has previously served as the head of child psychiatry at the… Click for full bio
Harold Koplewicz, M.D.
New York University Medical School
New York, NY
Dr. Harold Koplewicz is the founding president of the Child Mind Institute, an independent nonprofit dedicated to treating children struggling with mental health and learning disorders. He has been repeatedly recognized in America’s Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America and New York Magazine’s… Click for full bio
Sandy Newmark, M.D.
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
University of California
San Francisco, CA
Sandy Newmark, M.D., is the head of the Pediatric Integrative Neurodevelopmental Program at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine where he specializes in the treatment of autism, ADHD, and other developmental or chronic childhood conditions. He is the author of… Click for full bio
Michele Novotni, Ph.D.
The Villages, FL
Dr. Michele Novotni is an internationally recognized expert in the field of ADHD. She is the former president and CEO of the national Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA), an inspiring speaker, bestselling author, psychologist, coach and parent of a young adult with ADHD… Click for full bio
Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D., is a clinical instructor in the department of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He maintains a private practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in treating ADHD, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He also specializes in… Click for full bio
J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania’s Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program
J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., is co-founder and co-director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program and an associate professor of clinical psychology in psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ramsay has authored numerous professional and scientific articles and book chapters, and has lectured internationally on various issues related to adult ADHD. He is the author… Click for full bio
ADDitude Products and Services
ADDitude’s multi-platform resource network serves over 3 million individuals each month through digital, audio, eBooks, a print magazine, webinars, social media, and more, including:
- ADDitudeMag.com – The most comprehensive website for parents, adults, and professionals dealing with ADHD, learning disabilities, and related conditions.
- ADDitude magazine – The award-winning print magazine mailed to paid subscribers and leading ADHD professionals quarterly.
- Weekly newsletters – In-depth coverage for targeted audiences, sent directly to your inbox.
- Live Webinars – Leading experts share insights and respond to attendees’ questions; free access to replays online and through our podcast.
- Symptom Tests – Expert-reviewed self tests generate tangible results that you can discuss with your doctor.
- eBooks – Comprehensive read-at-your-leisure coverage of a range of topics.
- Free Downloads – Quick guides, tips, and fillable worksheets.
- The ADDitude Directory – National listings of medical professionals, ADHD coaches, specialized camps, schools, and more.
- The ADDitude Store – Carefully curated products chosen for their specific utility to those living with ADHD and related conditions.
- Life stories – Inspiring first-person essays by people who share the emotions surrounding their diagnosis and living with ADHD.
- Community – Real parents and adults come together to share treatment reviews and everyday tips and experiences.
In close consultation with our ADHD Medical Review Panel — scientific advisors, leading clinical practitioners, and researchers in the field of ADHD and related mental health conditions — ADDitude has served the ADHD community for more than 20 years.
The ADDitude editorial team works hard to present health, parenting, education, and treatment content in a reliable, clear, and trusted way. ADDitude’s clinical content undergoes medical review by ADHD professionals to ensure accuracy. We cite and/or link to primary sources in each article, and update content as needed to keep it accurate and representative of new research.