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ADD Coaching Overview
What is ADD Coaching? In the ADD Coaching model, a client with Attention Deficit Disorder works collaboratively, one-on-one, with a coach who understands Attention Deficit Disorder. The client is in charge of identifying goal areas where he wants to effect change or growth.
Friendship Formation and ADD
Childhood is where most people develop the skills to make friends. Kids with Attention Deficit Disorder often have trouble making and keeping friends. This article explores reasons why kids with ADD have trouble making friends and discusses what parents can do to help their kids form friendships.
Making Life Changes with ADD
Especially, if you have Attention Deficit Disorder, change may be difficult, since sustaining attention is a hard process. What can you do to make effective changes if you have Attention Deficit Disorder?
Low Stress Holiday Guide for ADD
How does Attention Deficit Disorder affect winter holidays? People want that time to be joyous. There's so much to bring together for a festive holiday. If getting distracted and having struggles staying on track are problems, and they often are with ADD, then this guide has articles that can help.
Attention Deficit Disorder and Pet Ownership
Don't let ADD stop you from having a companion animal. Having a charming dog can help you meet people and exercise, too. Petting cats can lower blood pressure during stressful situations. Birds are endlessly exciting to watch and listen to. A fish tank can provide an oasis of calm in a busy life.
A Personal Inventory and ADD
Having ADD is often not an easy complication to deal with. However, for better or worse, it helps shape who we are. You can accentuate the positive by thinking about all of the areas of your life that Attention Deficit Disorder has impacted.
ADD and Planning a Pleasant Holiday
Sometimes parties and events of a holiday season just fly by people with Attention Deficit Disorder. It's not because they don't want to have an amazing holiday season. It has to do with planning. Planning for the holiday season means making lists—lots of lists! Then, you work your plan.
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and ADD
Researchers at Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health. recently studied the effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, a by-product of burning fossil fuels, and their relationship to the development of Attention Deficit Disorder in children.
Perseveration and Attention Deficit Disorder
Perseveration is when a person continues the same action or thought after the original stimuli is gone. It can be a persistent thought or idea that a person just can't get rid of, and it is non-productive. This can be a problem for folks with ADD. How can you break the perseveration cycle?
ADD and Halloween Plans
It's the day before the spookiest day of the year—Halloween! Now, what do you do if you don't have a plan for your kids who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Gather your ideas and make a quick plan. When family members have ADD, putting a quick plan into place is a lot better than no plan at all.
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