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Developing Resilience with ADD
Why are some people able to go with the flow, work through problems, and carry on, even when bad things happen? How do they persevere, while others crumple at the smallest hint of adversity? The answer is resilience, that ability to persist in efforts and to believe that life will get better.
Developing Work Skills and ADD
Statistics show that people with Attention Deficit Disorder may be underemployed or unemployed. How can prospective employees develop the work skills that employers are looking for? This article can help!
Diagnosing Attention Deficit Disorder with MRI
The fact that there is not a single test for Attention Deficit Disorder is an issue in the minds of many doctors and members of the public who think that it is an imaginary disorder. How can using MRI to look at brain iron levels change that perception?
Diary of a Social Detective Review
Johnny, known to all of the kids as “Johnny Strange,” has a problem. He doesn’t have friends, and he keenly feels his solitary state. Lonely beyond belief, Johnny doesn’t understand social interactions. What can he do? Johnny uses his love of mysteries to learn to solve his own social mysteries.
Disclosing ADD at Your Job
When do you tell people at work that you have ADD? The answer is different for each of us. Make an informed decision by using this simple strategy.
Effects of Smoking and Attention Deficit Disorder
Does smoking have anything to do with Attention Deficit Disorder? From fetal brain development affected by prenatal smoking or environmental smoke, to helping a person to focus, nicotine can impact a person with ADD! Learn what genetic research says about the effects of nicotine on people with ADD.
Effects of Stimulants on Growth for Kids with ADD
When parents are weighing the impacts of using stimulant medication to subdue the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder, one consideration is also the effects that the meds could have on a child's growth. A study released in the journal Pediatrics during 2014 examines this question.
Emotional Control and Attention Deficit Disorder
Have you ever watched an adult fly into a towering rage over something that seemed trivial to you? Why did they react that way? The person might have ADD/ADHD and deficient emotional self-regulation. A recent study suggests that this problem may be inherited. Whole families can struggle with this.
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.
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