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.
Using a weekly/monthly planner can be a huge asset for keeping your life with ADD/ADHD organized and on track. Think about what you need in a planner. Then, go find one that suits your needs. Staying organized is a great way to calm the chaos!
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.
The school year is ending soon. Too often, you sense that things aren't going well in school, but there isn't the data to prove it. Then, the school year is almost over, and there's no plan in place to make the coming year better. Vow that this is the year that cycle will end. There's time.
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.
Good nutrition can improve the negative symptoms of ADD by giving the body its best chance to build great brain chemistry. Peanut Vegetable Soup is nutrient dense, and it is filled with good fats, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Try this delicious and rich-tasting soup soon. Yummy!
If your family loves fried rice, let me introduce you to a healthier, lower carb version. Replace the rice with riced cauliflower. This dish is delicious, nutritious, and wildly satisfying. Optimum nutrition means better brain chemistry to help alleviate the negative symptoms of ADD/ADHD.
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.
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.
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.
Would you like to save space in your home? The Kindle Fire can take on so many electronic roles, such as streaming video, storing and playing music, and surfing the net. Store over 1,000 books in a Kindle and reduce the clutter around your home. One device does so much in a small amount of space!
Day after day the unrelenting stress of life can pressure us. When you have ADD, this type of stress can increase distractibility. What can you do? Take a deep breath and step away from your daily routine. Meditate in the outdoors! Lose your stress and find the clarity of mind that helps symptoms.