101 Ways to Fight Boredom with ADD
How often do you feel bored? One of the hallmarks of adult Attention Deficit Disorder is a lack of tolerance for boredom. Just what is boredom? It depends on who you ask! However you define it, boredom is not your friend! Here are 101 ways to fight boredom, if you have Attention Deficit Disorder.
ADD Diagnosis in Young Children
In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced the expansion of the time frame to diagnose Attention Deficit Disorder. These guidelines allow kids to be diagnosed between the ages of four to eighteen. What implications does this new diagnostic standard have for children, parents, and doctors?
How Brains Focus Our Concentration
What does it take for us to concentrate on a task? How do our brains help us to focus? Which is more important, efficient selection or sensitivity enhancement? What types of environmental factors cause us to lose focus? A study by the RIKEN Brain Science Institute worked to find these answers.
Learning Disabilities Occur with ADD
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder with or without hypertension may also have specific learning disabilities, too. Studies from the University College London and University of Rochester Medical Center shed light on challenges faced by children with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Positive Self Talk Helps ADD
Positive self-talk is when a person puts the best spin that they can on events. The person tries to find the positive in an event as they think about it. Positive self-talk can be a powerful tool in building a great life with Attention Deficit Disorder.
The Hidden Curriculum Revised and Expanded Review
Some teens and young adults seem to know what to do in social situations; others seem clueless about social events. The Hidden Curriculum for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adults by Myles, Trautman, and Schelvan gives guidance for social interactions.
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