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Play Time Helps Kids with ADD to Focus
When children with Attention Deficit Disorder are given a reason to move their bodies, good things can happen. Creativity may be increased. They are less bored. Increasing oxygen to the brain enhances their mindís ability to focus. Whatís the best part of this treatment? Itís childís play!
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and ADD
Researchers at Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health. recently studied the effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, a by-product of burning fossil fuels, and their relationship to the development of Attention Deficit Disorder in children.
Positive Self Talk Helps ADD
Positive self-talk is when a person puts the best spin that they can on events. The person tries to find the positive in an event as they think about it. Positive self-talk can be a powerful tool in building a great life with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Quinn at School Book Review
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder and other kids with neurological differences may have many social challenges. These children, ages 3-7, can benefit from Quinn at School: Relating, Connecting, and Responding at School. This book, by Rick H. Warren, teaches social skills to young children.
Reading for Meaning and ADD
What can you do when your child can sound the words out as he is reading, yet he seems to have no idea about what he just read? How does he feel when he can't answer the reading questions in class? Try this reading strategy and help your child learn a way to develop Reading for Meaning!
Reduce Anxiety from Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder often comes accompanied by a heavy dose of anxiety. Would you like to reduce your anxiety without taking drugs that have unpleasant side-effects? Find out how mindfulness meditation can help tame those feelings of dread and doom brought on by anxiety!
Rewarding Children and ADD
The most important thing to remember about rewarding a child is to choose something that the child desires. Do this by asking the child what they want! A reward is only reinforcing when it is a preferred object or activity. It doesnít need to be expensive; it only needs to be desired.
Safety Tips and Kids with ADD
How do you keep kids with Attention Deficit Disorder safe when they are on a school holiday? Lazy, unstructured days can be dangerous days for impulsive children. These safety tips can help all kids, especially those with ADD or ADHD, have a safer and more pleasant time out of school.
School Success with ADD
What if your teachers and peers saw you as a failure because your best academic efforts fell short of expectations? Students who have Attention Deficit Disorder often have had long-term negative school experiences. Learn powerful techniques to teach these students to succeed in the classroom.
Setting Limits and ADD
Setting limits is an effective way to discipline children with Attention Deficit Disorder. It can be thought of as a statement that says, "If you do this, then this will be the result." The child knows what will happen. He can depend on the parental response.
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