The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) launched in 2008, to address the need for diagnostic and treatment guidelines for adults with ADHD. APSARD is a medical and mental-health-related professional society committed to improving the outcomes of patients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), particularly adults. The Society’s objectives are to promote the exchange of information and to foster collaborative leadership through education, research, and the development of science-based standards for the diagnosis, management, advocacy, and treatment of ADHD.
- Full Membership – $100 Regular Members shall consist of individuals who are licensed professionals in a health-related field (e.g., physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, advanced-practice nurses, social workers ̧ physician assistants) whose clinical work and/or research is focused on ADHD, or individuals from other disciplines who have made a significant contribution to ADHD research or clinical practice as determined by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.
- Associate Membership – $80 Associate Members shall consist of those non-medical licensed individuals and entities that have an interest in the field of ADHD or are in a related field (e.g., educators, coaches). Associate Members must work with individuals who have ADHD, but do not need to have ADHD as the primary or sole focus of their work.
- Residents/Trainees – $40 Residents and Fellows must be currently enrolled in school or a training program. Students must provide a current student ID or letter from their training director to verify their registration status.