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Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
The wisdom of old was that children grew out of their Attention Deficit Disorder. It is estimated that 2% -4% of the adult population in the United States has adult ADD/ADHD. Just over 8% of the population with ADD/ADHD had a lifetime prevalence of Attention Deficit Disorder.
Wrightslaw and Attention Deficit Disorder Review
How do you become a top-notch advocate for your child and family? Pete and Pam Wright have the answers in their website, wrightslaw.com. Learn what it takes to be an effective advocate. The information presented in wrightslaw.com is solid, well-written, and useful.
Fish Oil and Attention Deficit Disorder
A study reported in Science Daily was conducted by researchers at the University of Oslo. Their purpose was to see if the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder in specially bred rats were reduced by adding omega-3 fatty acids to the rats' diets. What implications are there for people with ADD?
When the School Calls About ADD
What should you do when the school calls you about your young child? Parents worry when the teacher mentions words like "inattention" and "hyperactive." Which actions should you take if the teacher asks for a conference?
Genetic Overlap in ADD and Other Disorders
What do Attention Deficit Disorder, Bi-Polar Disorder, Autism, Major Depressive Disorder, and Schizophrenia have in common? Scientists are starting to find out!
When My Worries Get Too Big Book Review
How many kids do you know with Attention Deficit Disorder who don’t live with anxiety? I know very few. Anxiety and ADD go hand-in-hand for many children, especially in the classroom.
FREE DOWNLOAD of Building School Success with ADD
Are you looking forward to the new school year with anticipation or dread? Building School Success with ADD can help to make this a great school year! Filled with helpful hints, it is now available as a FREE DOWNLOAD as my gift to readers.
Back to School Routines for ADD
Organization and preparation are the keys to living well with ADD. The period before the start of the school year gives you ample opportunity to make plans for a successful year. These strategies should include routines to make life easier.
How Attention Deficit Disorder Affects Adults
ADD isn't just for kids! The National Institutes for Mental Health (NIMH) estimates that over four percent of the adult population has ADD. Attention Deficit Disorder can seriously impact many areas of adult life.
Start Homeschooling by Tina Razzell Book Review
Many children with Attention Deficit Disorder have problems in school. Parents want an alternative, but worry about homeschooling. If you are considering homeschooling your child who has ADD, read Tina Razzell’s excellent book, Start Homeschooling – Great Education with Your Child at Home.
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