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Glossary: A-H

It is easy to get confused with all the medical terms and abbreviations related to ADHD. Use this glossary anytime you need help to clarify and understand these terms.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is an approach sometimes used to treat ADHD. Learn more about CBT.

AACAP
What is it?

AAP
What is it?

ADD / ADHD Coach
What is an ADD / ADHD Coach? Read on to learn the definition of an ADD / ADHD Coach.

ADDclasses.com
Learn about ADD / ADHD educational resource ADDclasses.com.

ADD
What is it?

Adderall
What is it?

ADHD Aware
Learn more about ADHD Aware and ways the organization works to increase understanding of ADHD and decrease social stigmas associated with it.

ADHD Combined Type
Definition

ADHD Predominantly Hyperactive Impulsive Type
Definition

ADHD Predominantly Inattentive Type
Definition

ADHD
Definition

ADHD Coaches Organization
What is the ADHD Coaches Organization?

American Psychiatric Association
What is it?

American Psychological Association
What is it?

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Learn more about the Attention Deficit Disorder Association - ADDA

Attention Research Update
Attention Research Update - Information on ADHD Research

Amphetamines
Definition

Anxiety Disorders
Definition

Behavior Modification
Definition

CHADD - Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
CHADD - Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Biofeedback
Definition

What is Child Find?
Child Find is a process designed to locate, identify, and evaluate children with disabilities who are in need early intervention or special education and related services.

Dragon Naturally Speaking
Learn about speech to text software helpful for students with writing difficulties.

Concerta
What is it?

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - DSM
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - DSM. Definition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders or DSM.

Dopamine
What is it?

Dyscalculia
Dyscalculia is a general term used to describe learning disabilities that involve math.

Dyslexia - Definition of Dyslexia
Dyslexia. What is dyslexia? What are some signs that your child may have dyslexia?

What is FAPE?
Learn more about FAPE or a Free Appropriate Public Education

Genetic
Definition

Hyperactivity
Definition

Functional Behavioral Assessment
Definition of a Functional Behavioral Assessment

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