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Kids' Vision Problems and ADD
A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham was published in Optometry and Vision Science. This study showed a link between Attention Deficit Disorder and vision problems that are not corrected by glasses or contact lenses, which included lazy eye and color blindness.
Kids with ADD Need Positive Reinforcement
Research published in the journal Behavioral and Brain Functions in 2015 suggests that positive reinforcement actually works better than criticism to provide motivation for the child with ADD/ADHD. It seems that children with ADD are more influenced by external reinforcers than kids without ADD.
Growing Out of Attention Deficit Disorder
A recent study from Florida International University, that was published in The Journal of Abnormal Psychology, found an association between children who are raised by overly critical parents and a lack of resolution of the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder during adolescence.
Valentine's Day Presents for ADD
When it comes to Valentine's Day for a loved one with Attention Deficit Disorder, why not try this radical idea? Get them a coloring book and the art supplies to go with it!
Morning Organization for ADD
Many people have trouble organizing in the morning, especially if there are kids involved. When you factor in one or more family members with Attention Deficit Disorder, the difficulties can increase. Organization is helped by planning ahead. Here are some effective tips for success.
ADD and Internet Nutrition Resources
Healthy eating is one of the ways to help improve the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder. Eating clean foods is important, since pollutants exacerbate ADD/ADHD symptoms. It is imperative to have reliable information about nutrition. EWG and Power Your Diet are two good sources.
Controlling Food Pollutants Helps ADD
Recent Attention Deficit Disorder studies have found that pollutants can greatly affect children who might be genetically predisposed to get ADD. While parents cannot control the entire environment that their children interact with, we can feed them clean and healthful foods.
College Freshman Failure with ADD
You sent your child with Attention Deficit Disorder off to college with a shiny new wardrobe, lots of advice, and full of hope. When December rolled around, the totality of the fiasco hit you in the face. Your child with ADD made a shambles out of the first semester in college. What do you do now?
Classroom Strategies That Work for ADD
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder are often given medication to help with focus and behavior in the classroom. Researchers concluded that non-pharmaceutical interventions in a school setting can help kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder be supported in the classroom.
Summer Safety and ADD
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder are creative and adventurous. They may take higher levels of risk than some of their peers. ADD can pre-dispose kids to be more accident prone. Here are links to articles that give ideas to help keep your children safe in the less structured days of summer.
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