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Welcome to the new ADDvance.com! Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D. and Patricia Quinn, M.D. (both internationally recognized authorities on ADHD and authors of numerous books on ADHD) have completely redesigned this site to provide answers to questions about ADD (ADHD) for families and individuals at every stage of life from preschool through retirement years.

We hope that you visit this site often as it grows and develops. We will feature articles written by Drs. Nadeau and Quinn as well as invited articles by others - both individuals living with the challenge of ADD (ADHD) and other professionals with expertise in ADD (ADHD).

Come grow with us. Please let us know if you find valuable ADD (ADHD) resources that should be included in this site. And let us know of the kinds of information you are seeking about ADD (ADHD). As we hear from you, this site will grow in response to your needs.

Send your suggestions for articles to us via our contact page.

The originial ADDvance.com site was created to address the long-overlooked needs of women and girls with ADD (ADHD). Drs. Nadeau and Quinn devoted over seven years of their lives to addressing the needs of women and girls. Drs. Quinn and Nadeau created, edited and published ADDvance Magazine, a bi-monthly magazine for women with ADD (ADHD) that was in publication for over four years.

They also wrote or edited three ground-breaking books focusing on women and girls with ADD (ADHD):

Understanding Girls with ADHD,
Understanding Women with ADHD,
Gender Issues and ADHD.

Drs. Nadeau and Quinn have lectured widely, both in the U.S. and abroad, on the topic of women and girls with ADD (ADHD).

Dr. Quinn spearheaded the creation of a nonprofit advocacy organization for women and girls with ADD (ADHD) The National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD. Drs. Quinn and Nadeau are co-founders of NCGI and Dr. Quinn currently serves as its executive director. Following their varied efforts and undertakings in the past 8 years, Drs. Nadeau and Quinn feel gratified by the growing recognition of ADD (ADHD) in females - both in the general public and in the professional community. Drs. Quinn and Nadeau will continue their important work supporting the needs of girls and women with ADD (ADHD) and will continue to provide information for women and girls through the Women and Girls section of the new ADDvance.com as well as through www.ncgiadd.org.

Dr. Nadeau, in addition to writing and lecturing, serves as director of the Chesapeake Center for Attention and Learning Disorders. She continues an active clinical practice and provides training and supervision to both staff members and students.

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Understanding Girls With AD/HD

Understanding Girls With AD/HD

Kathleen Nadeau, Ellen Littman & Patricia Quinn

296 pages; $19.95

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