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Holiday Visits and Kids with ADD
When kids with Attention Deficit Disorder are around people who barely know them, the results can be volatile. A holiday season brings opportunities for visits with people that we care for. What can you do to improve the outcomes of these visits? Here are suggestions to make everybody's day better!
Attention Deficit Disorder and Responsibility
Attention Deficit Disorder can add layers of complexity to our lives. People experience the negative symptoms of ADD in various ways. Some may have problems with inattention. Lack of focus can cause glitches in all areas of their lives. See how you can commit to responsibilities when you lack focus.
15 Ways to Calm the Chaos of ADD
There are times when we are scrambling so fast, running so hard, and everything around us feels like a hot mess! We are overwhelmed by life and circumstances. The negative symptoms can start small, but soon they pile up. Everything feels chaotic. Here are 15 good ways to help calm the chaos.
Computer Brain Training and ADD
Computer brain training for Attention Deficit Disorder often costs thousands of dollars. Does it work? Recent research from the University of Central Florida evaluates the studies on brain training. What story does the research tell?
The Attention Deficit Disorder Gift List
What are the "gifts" of Attention Deficit Disorder? Each of us has a different definition of what we consider as a gift. In the Attention Deficit Forum at BellaOnline, we generated a list of some of the "gifts" of ADD. The result is an often quirky list of traits that can enrich our lives.
Stimulants Help Delay Rewards with ADD
Parents and teachers know that a potent reward can help a child with Attention Deficit Disorder to have better focus. Adults with ADD often learn to reward themselves to help focus. A study suggests that methylphenidate might help people with ADD to delay small, immediate rewards for larger ones.
Why Some People Outgrow ADD
A widely held belief was that children grow out of their ADD. Some physicians still believe this. Is this speculation really true? New research is showing that not everybody grows out of Attention Deficit Disorder. Whether a person does or not might depend on the thickness of their brain's cortex.
ADD and Creating Great Holidays
How do you create a great holiday? Start with having the whole family work on the plan together. Then, put your creative ideas into action!
Brain Wave Research and ADD Subtypes
Recent research completed at UC Davis has implications for diagnosing and treating the subtypes of Attention Deficit Disorder. What did the researchers find out about the alpha and beta waves of adolescents with ADD?
Coloring to Focus with ADD
If you are struggling to focus on task-related thoughts, how can you deal with your needs? When you are stressed out because ideas for that next project won't come to you, what can you do? Get in touch with your inner child! Locate a coloring page and art supplies, and then find your focus.
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