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ADD Can Persist Into Adulthood
All over the world, children are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, which affects about 7 percent of all children. Do children "grow out of it," or does ADD persist into adulthood? See what a recent study says about the effects of Attention Deficit Disorder.
ADD and a Diagnostic DNA Chip Research
Research in Spain is homing in on a DNA chip to help diagnose ADD based on genetic markers called polymorphisms. It could be a powerful diagnostic tool. Presently, there is no single test for Attention Deficit Disorder; some doctors and members of the general public deny the existence of ADD/ADHD.
ADD and the Behavior Intervention Plan
This article describes the process of developing an effective behavior intervention plan. A behavior intervention plan allows a child to learn a new behavior to replace one that is causing him problems in a setting. If a child with ADD has a behavior that impacts his learning, he may need a BIP.
Finding True Love with Attention Deficit Disorder
How would you define true love? How does having Attention Deficit Disorder complicate the equation for true love? Does living with ADD make finding that magical, loving person more difficult? True love is the ultimate friendship. Finding it is part of the answer, but you also need to sustain love.
Structure Improves ADD Symptoms
When a person has Attention Deficit Disorder, it is easy for life to devolve into chaos if you don’t have structure. Creative, out-of-the-box problem solving that living with ADD confers on each of us allows us to have the skills to improve our lives by creatively adding structure.
Meltdowns and Children with ADD
They used to be called temper tantrums. Now, they’re called meltdowns. What can you do if your child with Attention Deficit Disorder skips right past angry and into a full-blown rage? What actions can you take to either avert the meltdown or help your child regain control more quickly?
ADD Site Postcards from BellaOnline
How do you keep in touch with friends and family? The BellaOnline ADD Site has postcards that are gorgeous, free, and very easy to use. There are many different images to choose from. Find out how to create and send a wonderful greeting.
Handling Frustration and ADD
Into everybody’s life a little frustration must fall. However, if you have ADD, you may have more than your fair share of frustration due to problems with the ability to focus. By using your creativity and problem solving skills, your planning can make frustration a manageable part of your life.
Consider Homeschooling with ADD
Some children with Attention Deficit Disorder truly suffer when they are in school. They feel like they cannot do anything well. These children feel hopeless and desperate. If you are considering homeschooling to help your child with Attention Deficit Disorder, what factors do you need to explore?
Shaping Your New Year with ADD
What might a New Year bring for a person with Attention Deficit Disorder? You can shape those areas of your life that you want to change. Learn about making goals and using creative techniques to have the life that you want. Apply your innovative problem solving skills to make it happen!
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