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Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
The wisdom of old was that children grew out of their Attention Deficit Disorder. It is estimated that 2% -4% of the adult population in the United States has adult ADD/ADHD. Just over 8% of the population with ADD/ADHD had a lifetime prevalence of Attention Deficit Disorder.
Adult Recovery from ADD
What causes adults, who were diagnosed as children with Attention Deficit Disorder, to "recover" from the disorder? Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology studied 35 adults to discover why 13 of them still had ADD. What did they find out?
Advocating Effectively for a Child with ADD
Addressing your child's educational needs as soon as possible increases the chances for better educational outcomes for that child. Statistics show that many of our students with Attention Deficit Disorder delay their high school degree by dropping out of high school. Early intervention is a must.
Against Punishment for Kids with ADD
What's the difference between punishment and discipline? What are the long-term effects of punishment? How does setting limits affect discipline? What does all of this have to do with Attention Deficit Disorder?
Apple Zucchini Muffins and Eating Well with ADD
Why do people eat processed foods? These foods don't taste as good as homemade, but they are convenient. Apple Zucchini Muffins are the ultimate convenience food. Easy to make, and used for snacks and meals, they don't have the additives and preservatives that can cause negative symptoms with ADD.
Attention Deficit Disorder and a New School Year
Wouldn't it be fantastic for kids with Attention Deficit Disorder to have the greatest school year ever? Knowledge brings power, and the books in this article can help parents be powerful advocates for their children who have ADD/ADHD.
Attention Deficit Disorder and Pet Ownership
Don't let ADD stop you from having a companion animal. Having a charming dog can help you meet people and exercise, too. Petting cats can lower blood pressure during stressful situations. Birds are endlessly exciting to watch and listen to. A fish tank can provide an oasis of calm in a busy life.
Attention Deficit Disorder and Responsibility
Attention Deficit Disorder can add layers of complexity to our lives. People experience the negative symptoms of ADD in various ways. Some may have problems with inattention. Lack of focus can cause glitches in all areas of their lives. See how you can commit to responsibilities when you lack focus.
Attention Deficit Disorder and Rewards
Many people are reluctant to provide rewards for children, since they feel that kids who are rewarded don't understand how the real world works. See what recent research from the University of Nottingham suggests about rewards and ADD.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association Benefits
When I spend money it has to count for something. My membership in the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is a bargain! What benefits does the ADDA have for members? How do they improve the lives of adults living with Attention Deficit Disorder?
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