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Tangible Rewards to Intrinsic Rewards and ADD
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder need rewards to be able to attend to task at their optimum level. You can help them along the road to success by being smart about how you reward them. Find things that they want and help to guide them by using rewards wisely.
Organizing for a Cause and ADD
People with Attention Deficit Disorder often have great difficulty getting organized. What if you have a cause that you feel passionately about? How can you get yourself organized to help? What can you do? This article uses an ongoing personal cause to bring these questions and their answers to life
Reading for Meaning and ADD
What can you do when your child can sound the words out as he is reading, yet he seems to have no idea about what he just read? How does he feel when he can't answer the reading questions in class? Try this reading strategy and help your child learn a way to develop Reading for Meaning!
Sleep Improves Functioning and ADD
Building established routines, to help your child to get adequate sleep, is more than a way to end the day’s activities. These routines are essential to your child’s daily functioning. They assist him in getting enough sleep to deal with what comes his way during the day and help him build success.
Diary of a Social Detective Review
Johnny, known to all of the kids as “Johnny Strange,” has a problem. He doesn’t have friends, and he keenly feels his solitary state. Lonely beyond belief, Johnny doesn’t understand social interactions. What can he do? Johnny uses his love of mysteries to learn to solve his own social mysteries.
Rewarding Children and ADD
The most important thing to remember about rewarding a child is to choose something that the child desires. Do this by asking the child what they want! A reward is only reinforcing when it is a preferred object or activity. It doesn’t need to be expensive; it only needs to be desired.
Attention Deficit Disorder and Rewards
Many people are reluctant to provide rewards for children, since they feel that kids who are rewarded don't understand how the real world works. See what recent research from the University of Nottingham suggests about rewards and ADD.
ADD and Memorizing Multiplication Facts
Help your student make the switch from having a mind that is on a walkabout when multiplication facts are mentioned to having focused attention. Improve your student’s ability to do multi-step, higher level math. Research says to use incentives to help your student switch on his attention circuit.
ADD and Project Management at Work
People with ADD and executive function problems are sometimes worried that a project can turn into a disaster. Building structure within the project is essential. With careful planning and focused attention to detail, managing a project can be a way for the person with ADD to shine in the workplace.
ADD Resources Quiz at BellaOnline
There's more than one quiz on the Attention Deficit Disorder site at BellaOnline. The ADD Resources Quiz tests your knowledge of ADD and how much you know about articles on the ADD site. What do you know?
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