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ADHD Awareness Month


CHADD celebrates ADHD Awareness Month each October to improve the lives of the 17 million children and adults in the United State living with ADHD, their family members, teachers, and professionals working with them.

Thank you to everyone who supported ADHD Awareness Month in 2016.

Below you will find some ideas and resources for supporting ADHD Awareness any time of the year. Be sure to check back with us for new information, resources and activities being planned for 2017.


Ways to Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with ADHD Awareness Month. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Print out our fact sheets on ADHD and share them with your community.
  • Sign up for ADHD Weekly, an e-newsletter that includes ADHD in the News.
  • View other tips and resources.
  • Host an event
  • Promote ADHD awareness using Social Media
  • Join an event in your area


ADHD Awareness Walk Toolkit

If you are interested in hosting your own event for ADHD Awareness Month, you can use our Walk Toolkit as a guide. Within it you will find information on:

  • How to get started
  • Creating an event registration page
  • How to promote your event
  • Event logistics

Download the toolkit
Toolkit addendum: Expand your reach