Attention Deficit Disorder

Connie Mistler Davidson

When you are looking for snacks for a road trip, look no further. These tasty treats have the advantage of being a healthy food to support better brain chemistry! For folks with Attention Deficit Disorder, keeping healthy eating habits is one way to combat the negative effects of ADD.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Do you want to take a vacation that doesn't put you deep into debt and 5 pounds heavier when you get back? With careful planning, you can have a wonderful vacation that allows your folks with ADD to spread their wings! Your whole family can relax, see sights, and enjoy the time together.

Connie Mistler Davidson

I try to make a salad or soup that I can use for several meals during the week. It allows us to have better nutrition, and it helps me to stay organized. I hope that you try this tasty Spicy Black Bean Salad several ways. Planning is the key to living well with ADD.

Connie Mistler Davidson

With ADD or another learning disability, you can accomplish what you work hard on and what you value. In the words of Michaela LeCompte, "my message to them is, do not let that label define what we can accomplish." Go beyond your label! Accomplish your college goals.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Research has shown that controlling the inattention of Attention Deficit Disorder is best done with effective medication paired with behavioral interventions. If you can't medicate, some behavioral interventions that could help with attending are vision boards and a weekly/monthly planner.

Connie Mistler Davidson

A recent study conducted at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center said "More sleep may help teens with ADHD focus and organize." Typically developing teens had been studied to see how sleep affected their executive functioning; teens with ADHD hadn't been research subjects on this topic.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Keep those active, creative kids with Attention Deficit Disorder safe around water. This list of water safety tips can help you educate the children who you love about what to do and not do around water. There is no reason for any child to drown through a lack of education or adult inattention.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Summer! Time for lazy nights with no homework! Vacation! There is always time for fun, family, and fantastic adventures in the warm summer sunshine! It's important to keep those impulsive rascals with ADD safe. Here are some articles to help your family and friends have safe summer fun with ADD.

Connie Mistler Davidson

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.