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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. Successful People with ADD
Kids with Attention Deficit Disorder need somebody to teach them to be successful. If this doesn't happen for them as children, each of them needs to learn to be successful as an adult. What does this entail?
2. Hidden Curriculum Getting and Keeping a Job
Filled with practical advice, The Hidden Curriculum of Getting and Keeping a Job: Navigating the Social Landscape of Employment by Brenda Smith Myles, PhD., Judy Endow, MSW, and Malcolm Mayfield, BS Civil Eng., explores every hidden facet of finding a job and keeping a job. This book is easy to use.
3. Friendship Formation and ADD
Childhood is where most people develop the skills to make friends. Kids with Attention Deficit Disorder often have trouble making and keeping friends. This article explores reasons why kids with ADD have trouble making friends and discusses what parents can do to help their kids form friendships.
4. Planning Safe Vacation Fun with ADD
Kids with Attention Deficit Disorder are blessed with huge doses of creativity and a flair for out-of-the-box problem solving. Add these traits with boundless energy and impulsivity and you have a recipe for an interesting vacation…or a disaster waiting to happen. What's the difference? Planning!
5. 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.
6. Coloring to Focus with ADD
If you are struggling to focus on task-related thoughts, how can you deal with your needs? When you are stressed out because ideas for that next project won't come to you, what can you do? Get in touch with your inner child! Locate a coloring page and art supplies, and then find your focus.
7. Delivered from Distraction with ADD Book Review
Delivered from Distraction, by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D. is written from the perspective of personal and professional experience with ADD. Both doctors have ADD and have been active in the practice of helping people with ADD live their best possible lives. Highly recommended!
8. Gardening and Attention Deficit Disorder
How can grubbing around in the dirt and gardening help Attention Deficit Disorder? There are several possible ways. Find out the benefits that gardening can have for improving the troublesome symptoms of ADD!
9. Spring Cleaning and ADD
Do you have spring cleaning at your house? A lot of what was completed in the old days is now unnecessary. However, taking stock of your mind and spirit, may be a way to honor this old tradition. What does this have to do with ADD? Well, it’s time to get to look at mirror traits and celebrate ADD!
10. Kindle Review-A Device for Adults with ADD
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!
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