Happy Kids with ADD in the Summertime
How can you keep impulsive kids happy and safe in the freedom that is summertime? From hiking to swimming to running the neighborhood, there are always opportunities for joy and danger. The secret to a great summer is planning. Below, I have gathered some summer themed articles to help you plan.
Nurture Can Improve Cortical Thickness in ADD
A child could inherit a thinner than normal cortex, due to the genetics of Attention Deficit Disorder. It is possible to somewhat mitigate the effects of genetics by enhancing the environmental circumstances of the young child. Be creative to set the conditions to increase cortical development.
Complex Learning in College with ADD
A significant number of people with ADD also have learning disabilities. These learning difficulties work together with Attention Deficit Disorder to make acquiring new complex skills in college classes a challenging task. This article has practical tips to help students learn those complex skills.
Keeping a Relationship Fresh with ADD
Especially when one or both partners have Attention Deficit Disorder, keeping the relationship fresh can be a challenge! It is a lot of hard work, but anything that is worth having does take time and effort. Here are tips that I have found helpful for building a lasting adult relationship.
Girls with Attention Deficit Disorder
Do you know a girl who consistently under-achieves? Who is anxious? Does this girl's teachers tell her that she could and should do better. if she would just try? Maybe this girl has Attention Deficit Disorder. The negative symptoms of ADD often look a lot different when you compare girls and boys.
Parenting Children with Attention Deficit Disorder
Parenting is one of those jobs that have a long, steep learning curve. You need to balance what children want with what they need. Children with Attention Deficit Disorder have all of the same needs as other children. However, children with ADD/ADHD also need strong parental advocates.
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