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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.
Strategies to Help Girls' ADD
Why is it important to identify and treat girls who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Girls with ADD who do not receive treatment are prone to lower self-esteem, depression, and self-harming behaviors that can impact them for their entire lives. Using signals to indicate problem behaviors can help.
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.
Successful People with ADD
Kids with Attention Deficit Disorder need somebody to teach them to be successful. If this doesn't happen for them as children, each of them needs to learn to be successful as an adult. What does this entail?
Sugar Intake Impacts Attention and Hyperactivity
A recent study highlighted the importance of limiting sugar intake to improve children's attention and reduce hyperactive behaviors. Focus was on students' consumption of energy drinks which contain sugar and often caffeine. There are implications for children with Attention Deficit Disorder.
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