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ADD and Loving It Review
The professionals who give the lowdown on Attention Deficit Disorder on the documentary, “ADD and Loving It!” are not ambiguous. Untreated Attention Deficit Disorder can wreak havoc with your life. But they intersperse the facts with a lively dose of humor, which gives the viewer a sense of hope.
ADD and Memorizing Multiplication Facts
Help your student make the switch from having a mind that is on a walkabout when multiplication facts are mentioned to having focused attention. Improve your student’s ability to do multi-step, higher level math. Research says to use incentives to help your student switch on his attention circuit.
ADD and Planning a Pleasant Holiday
Sometimes parties and events of a holiday season just fly by people with Attention Deficit Disorder. It's not because they don't want to have an amazing holiday season. It has to do with planning. Planning for the holiday season means making lists—lots of lists! Then, you work your plan.
ADD and Project Management at Work
People with ADD and executive function problems are sometimes worried that a project can turn into a disaster. Building structure within the project is essential. With careful planning and focused attention to detail, managing a project can be a way for the person with ADD to shine in the workplace.
ADD and Squirming to Learn
Teachers and schools may try to stem the movements of kids with Attention Deficit Disorder in order to let them "concentrate and learn" what is being taught. A new study shows that this method could be counter-productive. It seems that kids with ADD/ADHD learn best when they are moving.
ADD and the Behavior Intervention Plan
This article describes the process of developing an effective behavior intervention plan. A behavior intervention plan allows a child to learn a new behavior to replace one that is causing him problems in a setting. If a child with ADD has a behavior that impacts his learning, he may need a BIP.
ADD and the IEP
Students with ADD may need an IEP to insure an appropriate education. Parents are a child's best advocate. They should be recognized as full partners in the IEP team process.
ADD and the Mediterranean Diet
Studies show that healthy eating, including more omega-3 fatty acids, nutrient dense foods, with fewer sweets and processed foods, may lessen the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder. If you don't already have a healthy eating plan, The Mediterranean Diet might be a good place to start.
ADD and When You are Engulfed in Flames
Have you ever felt that your life was such a hot mess that you might spontaneously combust? When everything is too hot to handle in your real life, why not relax and revive with a good book? David Sedaris’ book, When You are Engulfed in Flames is a quietly funny and very adult book.
ADD Can Persist Into Adulthood
All over the world, children are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, which affects about 7 percent of all children. Do children "grow out of it," or does ADD persist into adulthood? See what a recent study says about the effects of Attention Deficit Disorder.
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