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Emotional Maturity and Children with ADD
What three words shouldn't you use with kids who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Don't tell them to "act your age." They don't have the same social-emotional age as their peers who share the same birth year. Find out why! What are the implications for their lives?
Enjoy Spring Break with ADD
Spring Break can be a time of renewal for families who have children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Plan some enjoyable activities. Structure the time, so that everybody will enjoy the family time together. Here are some articles that can help your family create a fantastic Spring Break.
Environmental Toxins and Developing ADD
Attention Deficit Disorder seems to be more prevalent in certain families. Why do some members develop ADD/ADHD, while others don't? Researchers suspect that environmental toxins, widely available in our lives and homes, might provide at least part of the answer.
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.
Exercise and Students with ADD
Does your child's school offer recess or another way for the students to exercise? Would you like your child to have more recess and exercise? You have research on your side! Find out what the latest research says about exercise and ADD.
Facts About Stimulant Med Use and ADD
The use of stimulant medications combined with lifestyle strategies have been the treatments that show the most efficacy for the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder. Get the facts about stimulant medication and find out what researchers have to say.
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!
Finding a Boy Scout Troop and ADD/ADHD
Joining a Boy Scout troop or Venture Crew can be a wonderful experience. Your child can develop deep relationships with peers and other adults. Skills and independence can be learned or enhanced. A well-chosen troop or crew can add to your child’s natural social support network and social skills.
Finding a Job with ADD
Many adults with Attention Deficit Disorder are either underemployed or unemployed. Each person is a compilation of personality traits and skills. You need to take your personal characteristics into account when finding the right job for you. How can you find your ideal job?
Finding Hope for Kids with ADD
When you find out that your child has Attention Deficit Disorder, for many people there will be a grieving stage. Then, find the hope. Look at the troublesome traits of ADD and figure out ways to use them in a positive manner. There is hope for kids who are growing into adulthood with ADD.
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