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Summer Fun with Attention Deficit Disorder
Summer is the time for families to be together and let some of the cares of the real world drift away. For families with kids who have Attention Deficit Disorder, this can be the best time of the year. Summer is what you make it! Plan a wonderful summer.
Hidden Curriculum Getting and Keeping a Job
Filled with practical advice, The Hidden Curriculum of Getting and Keeping a Job: Navigating the Social Landscape of Employment by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD., Judy Endow, MSW, and Malcolm Mayfield, BS Civil Eng., explores every hidden facet of finding a job and keeping a job. This book is easy to use.
Commanding Attention Book Review
With research as a basis for her practical suggestions, Tess Messer uses her book, Commanding Attention, to lead readers on a journey through up-to-date information about treatments and their efficacy for ADD/ADHD. I recommend this book for its helpful content, clear organization, and ease of use.
Gut Flora the Pre-frontal Cortex and ADD
Have you ever been stressed out and found yourself with an upset stomach? Your brain communicates with your gut. Now, researchers have found that it is a two-way street. The gut communicates with the brain and what it says depends on the flora in the gut! Are there implications for ADD? Read on!
Clear the Clutter and Improve ADD Symptoms
What is one thing that you can do to improve the negative symptoms of ADD? Clear the clutter. What is the greatest benefit to clearing the clutter? You simplify your life. When you have fewer possessions, there is less to take care of and more time to improve the negative symptoms of ADD.
101 Ways to Fight Boredom with ADD
How often do you feel bored? One of the hallmarks of adult Attention Deficit Disorder is a lack of tolerance for boredom. Just what is boredom? It depends on who you ask! However you define it, boredom is not your friend! Here are 101 ways to fight boredom, if you have Attention Deficit Disorder.
ADD Diagnosis in Young Children
In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced the expansion of the time frame to diagnose Attention Deficit Disorder. These guidelines allow kids to be diagnosed between the ages of four to eighteen. What implications does this new diagnostic standard have for children, parents, and doctors?
How Brains Focus Our Concentration
What does it take for us to concentrate on a task? How do our brains help us to focus? Which is more important, efficient selection or sensitivity enhancement? What types of environmental factors cause us to lose focus? A study by the RIKEN Brain Science Institute worked to find these answers.
Learning Disabilities Occur with ADD
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder with or without hypertension may also have specific learning disabilities, too. Studies from the University College London and University of Rochester Medical Center shed light on challenges faced by children with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Positive Self Talk Helps ADD
Positive self-talk is when a person puts the best spin that they can on events. The person tries to find the positive in an event as they think about it. Positive self-talk can be a powerful tool in building a great life with Attention Deficit Disorder.
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