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Social Networks for Children with ADD
A child who has a lot of friends to socialize with is blessed, indeed! What if your child is lonely and isolated? What do you do? Maybe it's time to consider helping them build a natural social network. This article tells how to do this.
Social Rules for Kids Book Review
When it comes to teaching young teens about social rules, it doesn't get any better than this! Social Rules for Kids, by Susan Diamond, tells 100 important social rules that kids need to succeed. Then, she gives a solid method for achieving success in learning the rules and putting them into action
Spring Cleaning and ADD
Do you have spring cleaning at your house? A lot of what was completed in the old days is now unnecessary. However, taking stock of your mind and spirit, may be a way to honor this old tradition. What does this have to do with ADD? Well, itís time to get to look at mirror traits and celebrate ADD!
Start Homeschooling by Tina Razzell Book Review
Many children with Attention Deficit Disorder have problems in school. Parents want an alternative, but worry about homeschooling. If you are considering homeschooling your child who has ADD, read Tina Razzellís excellent book, Start Homeschooling Ė Great Education with Your Child at Home.
Starting a New Year with ADD
There's something alluring about a new year. It stretches before us, shiny and fresh, filled with possibilities. With Attention Deficit Disorder, you must do some planning and take the time to put strategies in place, or the New Year will give you the same types of experiences that the old one did.
Stimulant Meds and Lower Smoking Rates with ADD
Does taking stimulants to improve focus for kids with Attention Deficit Disorder cause a child to abuse substances? A study found the opposite appears to be true. There is a strong association between lower smoking rates and effective treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder with stimulant drugs.
Stimulants Help Delay Rewards with ADD
Parents and teachers know that a potent reward can help a child with Attention Deficit Disorder to have better focus. Adults with ADD often learn to reward themselves to help focus. A study suggests that methylphenidate might help people with ADD to delay small, immediate rewards for larger ones.
Structure Improves ADD Symptoms
When a person has Attention Deficit Disorder, it is easy for life to devolve into chaos if you donít 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.
Stuck with Attention Deficit Disorder
A year ago I started writing for the Attention Deficit Disorder site. Immediately, I got stuck in my writing. That led to the article Planning and ADD. Since that time Iíve written about 100 articles and a book. Iíve been stuck many times. Here are some techniques that have helped me get going.
Summer Camp Fun and ADD
Summer is the time to refresh the spirit and build memories. If you decide to send your child to summer camp, carefully choose a camp that is a good match for your childís needs! Summer camp can help foster independence and permit your child to have experiences that help him develop his interests.
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