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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 don’t 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 I’ve written about 100 articles and a book. I’ve 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 child’s needs! Summer camp can help foster independence and permit your child to have experiences that help him develop his interests.
Summer Fun with Attention Deficit Disorder
Summer is the time for families to be together and let some of the cares of the real world drift away. For families with kids who have Attention Deficit Disorder, this can be the best time of the year. Summer is what you make it! Plan a wonderful summer.
Summertime Tips for Kids with ADD
Kids with Attention Deficit Disorder are amazingly creative. What is it like at your house if they become bored? Do your children make their own fun? Discover simple tips for making the summer break a happy and productive time for the whole family.
Superparenting for ADD Book Review
There is a simple message in this book. As a parent, you can help your child who has Attention Deficit Disorder “unwrap the gifts” that he was born with. Sometimes people with ADD have trouble unwrapping their gifts. Drs. Hallowell and Jensen teach how to help children use these natural abilities.
Swimming Safety and ADD
Impulsivity and executive function are hallmarks of Attention Deficit Disorder. What does that mean, and how can it impact swimming safety? What does an expert on swimming safety have to say about drowning? Why should parents know the signs of drowning? How can drowning be prevented?
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