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Gift Ideas List for Adults with ADD


Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder are often filled with energy, intelligence, and creativity. The perfect gift will reflect their interests and help to use those distinctive attributes that ADD gives them. Do you need to find a great gift for that special adult with Attention Deficit Disorder? With items for every price range, here are some ideas that might help!

Gifts for creating laughter:
* “Wait, Wait,… Don’t Tell Me!”-These CD’s are fast-paced humor for the intelligent, creative person with ADD. (Other people might enjoy them, too!)
*ADD and Loving It!-This DVD gives a humorous look at Attention Deficit Disorder. It is perfect for people who are just learning about ADD.
*If you have a local comedy club or music venue, buy your friend a night out.
*Get theater tickets for a new comedy movie.

Gifts for relaxation:
*A massage certificate is a considerate gift. There are few things more relaxing than those magic hands loosening muscles and relieving tension.
*If your special person has stress from a lack of sleep, bring a white noise machine into their life! These little machines make going to sleep and staying asleep much easier.
*Relaxing music to play at bedtime is always a good choice. Healing Sounds of Nature-Thunderstorms, Rain, and Ocean Waves is available through Amazon.

Gifts for creativity:
*Local craft stores have classes available at reasonable costs. If your friend has always wanted to learn watercolor, get a certificate to a class. That’s just the beginning. There’s cake decorating, scrapbooking, card making, beading, ceramics, oil painting, knitting, sewing, tatting, and embroidery. There’s woodworking, stained glass, and gardening. With people of diverse creative interests, there are many ways to make their creativity possible.

Gifts for physical fitness:
*Yoga for Beginners Boxed Set-Three DVDs take beginning yoga students through poses and routines.
*Scott Cole: Discover Tai Chi For Balance and Mobility - Exercise for Seniors & Older Adults- While this DVD does not teach classic tai chi moves, it is a good start for somebody who wants to get back into shape.
*CMC Form Tai Chi Video by Ben Lo-If you know a person with a passion for Tai Chi, and they would like a fantastic instructional video, this is the one. It is only available by writing Ben Lo. Plus, at $75, it is not cheap. However, it is the best. This url has details: http://softanswertaichi.com/instructional-videos/cmc-tai-chi-form/cmc-form-by-ben-lo-vhs-or-dvd.html
*Buy that special somebody a gift certificate for sports equipment. If you can find a local store with a good selection, that is great! Shop with your local independent merchants, whenever possible. There are also several online sports stores.
*Get a certificate for a month’s worth of fitness classes.
*Buy a swim pass at your local indoor pool to promote year-round health.

Gifts for creating organization:
*Sidetracked Home Executives-The complete book detailing how to put order into a home.
*Angie’s List membership-Here is a great way to find somebody else to do those chores that you don’t have time to do.
*Find a professional organizer and get a gift certificate. These little magical folks know how to help a person have their dream home.
*Living Simply - Improve Your Life with Less Clutter-When clutter is an issue, this book can help.
*Kindle Reader-Get rid of the paper books and simplify life by having all of the reading materials in one place.
*Car Wash and Detailing gift certificate-When you live life on the run, as many with ADD do, the car tends to get just a bit messy. Well, maybe more than a bit messy. This can make that messy car look like a pampered auto.
*The One Minute Organizer-This tiny book can have a large impact. It is filled with organizational ideas. Plus, it is easy to read in small chunks.



Whatever gift you give to somebody with Attention Deficit Disorder will be welcomed if it helps them access their creative self and special interests. A gift that can help with the negative symptoms of ADD will also be appreciated. Many of these needs can be addressed with gift certificates that you can purchase locally or online. When you give a gift certificate, be sure that you understand all of the terms of the certificate. You also need to make sure that the company is reliable and will still be in business when your giftee wants to redeem the certificate. Happy gift giving!


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