awareness, advocacy, and research on AD/HD in women and girls.
The principal aims of the National Center for Girls
and Women with AD/HD are to raise awareness of the impact of AD/HD
on girls and women and to disseminate information about AD/HD in
females to a broad spectrum of the population including: families,
medical and mental health professionals, educators, the media, and
women of all ages.
Through Center sponsored seminars, newsletters, press releases,
publications, monographs, and its website, parents, professionals,
and educators will be able to obtain the most current information
on diagnosis and treatment of AD/HD in females across the lifespan.
In addition, the struggles of women and girls with AD/HD will be
highlighted through the production by the Center of various programming
and videos that will be made available to organizations and for
The Center will create a forum for supporting research on issues
relating to girls and women with AD/HD with a particular emphasis
on the need to develop more gender specific diagnostic criteria
and more gender appropriate treatment.
Such as: CHADD, National ADDA, Center for the Advancement of Childrens
Mental Health, LD-online, National Center for Womens Health,
The National Center for Girls and Women with AD/HD was initially
a membership organization. However, in 2006 the organization stopped
collecting dues and made all services free to anyone with an interest
and a need to know.
Donations are gladly accepted and indeed are necessary to carry
out our mission. Donations may be made payable to The National Center
for Girls and Women with AD/HD, 3268 Arcadia Place, NW Washington,
DC 20015 and are tax-deductible. The Center is a not-for-profit
501 (c) 3 organization under the IRS.
To make a donation online, click here.
As with any small organization, volunteers are always
needed. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
to let us know you are interested in helping. We can put your talent,
experience, and willingness to help others to good use.