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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.
Parenting a Newborn When You Have ADD
Caring for a newborn is a demanding job that seems to have no end. You cannot just say, “I don’t feel like doing this today.” Your hormones are raging, and you never get enough sleep. That can cause your negative symptoms of ADD to go wild. How can you effectively care for your little baby?
Fidgets Help People with ADD to Focus
As a child, were you told not to fidget? What is a fidget anyway? How does fidgeting relate to Attention Deficit Disorder? Does fidgeting serve a purpose for people with Attention Deficit Disorder? Research suggests that it does!
Essential Resources to Help Adults with ADD
Research shows that people with ADD/ADHD are creative problem solvers, which is good when you have a tough problem to solve. However, they often need support finding solutions that can help with the problematic parts of ADD. Here are some resources to help smooth life's journey for adults with ADD.
Unwrapping the Gifts of ADD
Many articles discuss people "suffering" with ADD. What about the celebrities who owe their success, at least in part, to the "gifts" of ADD? Which of these "gifts of ADD" helped to drive their rise to the top?
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?
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