American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD)

a multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to enhancing outcomes for individuals with ADHD and their families by fostering lifespan research on ADHD and sharing evidence-based practices and education.

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Annual Conference


Special Interest Groups


Journal of Attention Disorders

The Journal of Attention Disorders (JAD) focuses on basic and applied science concerning attention and related dysfunctions.

ADHD in Adults

Their mission is to educate the public and health professionals about ADHD in Adults. Facts, not rumors. This website is a great resources for evidence-based information.


The APSARD Webinar series was launched to provide ongoing professional education activities to further our mission of improving the quality of care for patients with ADHD

Mentoring Program (Members Only)

The APSARD Mentoring Program is led by the membership committee with the goal of matching professionals interested in mentoring and being mentored in the field of ADHD and related disorders.




APSARD welcomes member involvement through committee work. Learn more about our communications, education, membership, and program planning committees. 


Board of Directors

Meet our Board comprised of respected experts from across the globe. They are leaders in their fields, including psychiatry, epidemiology, psychology, nursing, and pediatrics.


Guidelines for Adults with ADHD

APSARD seeks to address the critical needs for guidelines for diagnosing and treatment for adults’ with ADHD. Learn more about this initiative.

News & Updates

APSARD 2024: A Huge Success

APSARD 2024: A Huge Success

The members are the judges! From the feedback we've heard, APSARD 2024 went very well with a strong line-up of presenters sharing interesting and important science. From attendees: Excellent conference, both in content and the quality  Great speakers; great...

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The State of Adult ADHD Today

The State of Adult ADHD Today

The world of adult ADHD is on the cusp of a major transformation! Outdated diagnosis methods are being challenged, and new guidelines are in the works. Here's a quick glimpse: Missed Diagnoses: Current criteria often miss adult ADHD because they focus on childhood...

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