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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.
Ella Autie Book with Autism Information
When there's a dual diagnosis of ADD and autism, regular readers of this site already have a lot of information about ADD/ADHD, but they might not know as much about autism. A great way to quickly get a lot of information about autism is with a 68 page book called Ella Autie by Catlaina Vrana.
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.
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.
Exercise Helps ADD Symptoms
Two recent studies examined the effect of exercise on the symptoms of ADD. They offer hope for children who need to improve the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.
Exercise in Green Spaces Helps Treat ADD
Parents taking their kids with ADD into green spaces can help their family to tame the household chaos. Kids and parents get the physical and mental health benefits from exercising and spending time in the green space of natural areas. Five minutes a day is all that it takes to get the advantages!
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