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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Attention Deficit Disorder Site! These are the top ten articles that your Attention Deficit Disorder Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. ADD and Halloween Plans
It's the day before the spookiest day of the year—Halloween! Now, what do you do if you don't have a plan for your kids who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Gather your ideas and make a quick plan. When family members have ADD, putting a quick plan into place is a lot better than no plan at all.
2. Halloween and Kids with ADD
What is the most boooo-tiful sound in the world on Halloween? Kids laughing and enjoying themselves! With planning, kids with Attention Deficit Disorder can have a wonderful Halloween that they will smile about all year long.
3. Halloween Safety and ADD
Halloween can be an outstanding adventure for your child with ADD, or it can be a disaster. What makes the difference? Parental planning, plus normal precautions, can soften some of the effects of impulsivity and giving in to peer pressure that can occur on an unsupervised Halloween night.
4. Halloween Safety and Kids with ADD
Kids with ADD can have a wonderful time on Halloween! It works well with their natural high spirits, energy, and creativity. However, parents need to add structure to the evening to help their little ghosts and goblins stay safe.
5. Telling Relatives About a Child with ADD
When you have a child with hyperactivity, it seems that everybody is an expert on your child's behaviors. Strangers will stop you to give their opinions. An ADD/ADHD diagnosis brings some relief. Now you know what is happening and can address the issues. But what do you tell your relatives?
6. Impulsive Behaviors and Danger for Kids with ADD
Kids with ADD are impulsive, creative, energetic, and will persist in trying to solve puzzles that they are interested in. This can be a good thing, unless they are putting themselves in danger. Limit the dangerous situations that your child can find himself in.
7. More Than 25 Activities for Kids with ADD
Kids with Attention Deficit Disorder dislike boredom. They will find ways to make their own fun, whether an adult thinks that the activity is fun, or not. Plan ways to help these creative kids enjoy the summer. Here are some ideas that allow kids to build on their strengths and that parents enjoy.
8. Meltdowns and Children with ADD
They used to be called temper tantrums. Now, they’re called meltdowns. What can you do if your child with Attention Deficit Disorder skips right past angry and into a full-blown rage? What actions can you take to either avert the meltdown or help your child regain control more quickly?
9. ADD and Holiday Stress Busters
There are times that you want a lovely holiday season, but the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder get in the way. Planning helps this, and you need to be selective about what you commit your time and resources to over the holiday season. With creativity you can build your joyous season.
10. Emotional Control and Attention Deficit Disorder
Have you ever watched an adult fly into a towering rage over something that seemed trivial to you? Why did they react that way? The person might have ADD/ADHD and deficient emotional self-regulation. A recent study suggests that this problem may be inherited. Whole families can struggle with this.
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