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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?
Tai Chi Helps ADD Symptoms
Capoeira is a fast-paced martial art, while Tai Chi is almost slow motion. What do they have in common? Both can help alleviate the symptoms of ADD.
Taking a Road Trip with ADD
Planning is the key to taking a road trip when you have Attention Deficit Disorder. Research, a calendar, lists, and a safe place to keep your planning tools will help to smooth your road. Don't let the inattentive side of ADD derail your wonderful trip. Let your ADD creativity come to the fore!
Tangible Rewards to Intrinsic Rewards and ADD
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder need rewards to be able to attend to task at their optimum level. You can help them along the road to success by being smart about how you reward them. Find things that they want and help to guide them by using rewards wisely.
Telling Relatives About a Child with ADD
When you have a child with hyperactivity, it seems that everybody is an expert on your child's behaviors. Strangers will stop you to give their opinions. An ADD/ADHD diagnosis brings some relief. Now you know what is happening and can address the issues. But what do you tell your relatives?
Thankful for My Attention Deficit Disorder
Why would anyone say that they are thankful for having Attention Deficit Disorder in their life? While it's a mixed blessing, overall I am glad that I have ADD. It has made me more caring and compassionate. I just wish that everybody could experience ADD, if only for a little while!
Thanksgiving Planning and ADD
Thanksgiving is often a time of stress, instead of the time of joy and fellowship that we crave. Is there a way to make it better? Planning is the key to the Thanksgiving of your dreams. Use this plan to make it a memorable day.
The Attention Deficit Disorder Gift List
What are the "gifts" of Attention Deficit Disorder? Each of us has a different definition of what we consider as a gift. In the Attention Deficit Forum at BellaOnline, we generated a list of some of the "gifts" of ADD. The result is an often quirky list of traits that can enrich our lives.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition with Text Revisions (DSM-IV-TR) is used in the United States to diagnose mental health disorders. Having a common system to consult for diagnosis helps the clinician to standardize the diagnostic criteria that are examined.
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