The organizations and publications below provide support and information about ADHD to ADHDers and their Families. These entities play an important role in enabling access to resources that may not be readily available in Singapore. Additionally most of the services are either free or at an affordable fee.
Podcasts and Other Resources
Additude has an excellent series of webinars, podcasts and slides from experts in ADHD on various aspects of managing life. These one hour podcasts/videos are packed with practical information.
How to ADHD by Jessica McCabe is an excellent resource on topics related to adult ADHD and how to cope with everyday life. Jessica presents the information in an easy to understand manner and she also invites experts on her videos to share their insights into topics relevant to ADHDers.
The Distraction Podcast by Dr Edward (Ned) Hallowell tackles life’s everyday but difficult subjects like raising children, forgiveness, stress and anxiety, the workplace, teachers and students, difficult people, health, peak performance, and more.
Other Useful Websites
Dr Edward Hallowell is a renown US psychiatrist. He has spent the past four decades helping thousands of adults and children live happy and productive lives through his strength-based approach to neurodiversity, and has ADHD and dyslexia himself. He has written 20 books and his book, Driven to Distraction, co-authored with Dr John Ratey in 1994, sparked a revolution in understanding of ADHD. He also has a podcast and you can find him on Tiktok educating people about ADHD.
Parent Child Journey by Dr Dan Shapiro, a US Developmental and Behavioural Pediatrician, is a great resource for parents of children with ADHD and other conditions. Dr Dan also organizes parent workshops on various topics to empower parents to implement sound principles to manage anxiety, medication and other issues in everyday lives.
Dr Russell Barkley is a renown authority on ADHD who has dedicated his career to widely disseminating science-based information about ADHD. He is currently a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2016-present). In semi-retirement, he continues to lecture widely and develop continuing education courses for professionals on ADHD and related disorders, as well as consult on research projects, edit The ADHD Report, and write books, reviews, and research articles.