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ADHD in Children (cont.)

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Are there support groups for children with ADHD?

4601 Presidents Drive, Suite 300
Lanham, MD 20706

Where can people find more information on ADHD in children?

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
PO Box 543
Pottstown, PA 19464

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
223 Tacoma Ave S #100
Tacoma, WA 98402

Children and Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785
National Resource Center on AD/HD


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