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Making Mistakes and Attention Deficit Disorder
Have you ever had a day in your life where you made no mistakes? I hope not! Celebrate your adult ADD! The only people who never make mistakes are people who are not doing activities that challenge them. Spend your life in joyful discovery. Make your mistakes and use them as learning tools.
Time Saving Pumpkin Muffins and ADD
Tasty food is one of life’s joys. The only thing that I like better than food that tastes great is something that makes my life easier. Our family has several foods, like these pumpkin muffins, that help calm the chaos of daily life with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Impacts ADD
When medication is not indicated to treat symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy might be what you need to help you effectively manage any troublesome ADD/ADHD symptoms that you might have.
People First Language and ADD
Have you ever heard a child described as “an ADD child?” This language is everywhere! When you are speaking of a person, coupled with a disability or condition, it is better to put the person first. The condition or disability is mentioned second. This is what “people first” language is about.
Finding a Boy Scout Troop and ADD/ADHD
Joining a Boy Scout troop or Venture Crew can be a wonderful experience. Your child can develop deep relationships with peers and other adults. Skills and independence can be learned or enhanced. A well-chosen troop or crew can add to your child’s natural social support network and social skills.
Keeping a Job with Attention Deficit Disorder
For people who wrestle with Attention Deficit Disorder, finding a job that you love is a first step in staying gainfully employed. Also, take control of your environment! Having the right atmosphere, organization, attitude toward meetings, and interpersonal skills are all crucial to keeping a job.
Social Networks for Children with ADD
A child who has a lot of friends to socialize with is blessed, indeed! What if your child is lonely and isolated? What do you do? Maybe it's time to consider helping them build a natural social network. This article tells how to do this.
Delivered from Distraction with ADD Book Review
Delivered from Distraction, by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D. is written from the perspective of personal and professional experience with ADD. Both doctors have ADD and have been active in the practice of helping people with ADD live their best possible lives. Highly recommended!
Attention Deficit Disorder Facts
Find out the facts! What is Attention Deficit Disorder? How is ADD/ADHD diagnosed and treated? Should children and adults take medication? What are some problems that people have with medication? When ADD/ADHD is not diagnosed and properly treated, what may happen? Read this article to find out!
Finding a Job with ADD
Many adults with Attention Deficit Disorder are either underemployed or unemployed. Each person is a compilation of personality traits and skills. You need to take your personal characteristics into account when finding the right job for you. How can you find your ideal job?
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