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Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses
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Introduction to Disorders of ChildhoodIntellectual DisabilitiesMotor Skills DisordersLearning DisordersCommunication DisordersAutism and Pervasive Developmental DisordersADHD and Disruptive Behavior DisordersFeeding and Elimination DisordersAnxiety DisordersReactive Attachment DisorderStereotypic Movement DisorderTic DisordersInfancy, Childhood or Adolescence, Not Otherwise Specified
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Reviewed Childhood Mental Disorders and Illnesses Information Links

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Attention Deficit Disorder
Northern County Psychiatric Associates
This site offers articles on practical hints for raising and educating an ADHD child, including coping styles. There are book reviews and other links related to ADHD. The site also provides information on attention deficit disorders in adults.

ADHD Articles
A well designed site with many informative/relative links. Very informative.

Selective Mutism Association
Selective Mutism Association
The Selective Mutism Association (known formerly as the Selective Mutism Group-Childhood Anxiety Network), dates back to the mid-1990ís. At that time, a parent of a child with selective mutism, created the site to encourage the sharing of information and personal feelings/stories about Selective Mutism. Parents and professionals in the field joined this endeavor, and a more formal group was soon created and developed whereby it became an official nonprofit 501c3 organization. This site provides a collection of articles and resources, search features to find a treatment professional or support group in your local area, ways to get involved with the organization, and more.

TEACCH : Services Across the Lifespan for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children) focuses on the person with autism and the development of a program around this person's skills, interests, and needs. Major priorites of TEACCH include centering on the individual, understanding autism, adopting appropriate adaptations, and a broadly-based intervention strategy, building on existing skills and interests. On the site are educational and communication approaches which are intended to enable individuals with autism to function as meaningfully and as independently as possible in the community. Current and past published research is made very easy to locate and training opportunities are offered.

Jim Eisenriech Foundation for Children with Tourette Syndrome
Jim Eisenriech Foundation for Children with Tourette Syndrome
This site offers four resources guides (available as PDFS) that are targeted toward principals, counselors, teachers and support staff/volunteers who work with children who have Tourette's and related conditions. Each one contains an introduction to the disorder, materials specific to that group of professionals, and comprehensive book and resource lists.