Useful Organizations and Associations 276 Learning Disabilities and ADD These organizations educate the public about learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Some provide referrals to qualified professionals who can diagnose and treat such problems. In addition to these groups, see the appendix of the book Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with ADD from Childhood through Adulthood by Edward Hallowell, M.D., and John Ratey, M.D., for a list of ADD support groups nationwide. Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder 1-800-233-4050 International Dyslexia Society 1-800-ABCD123 National Attention Deficit Disorder Association 1-800-487-2282 National Center for Learning Disabilities 1-212-545-7510