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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. Strategies to Help Girls' ADD
Why is it important to identify and treat girls who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Girls with ADD who do not receive treatment are prone to lower self-esteem, depression, and self-harming behaviors that can impact them for their entire lives. Using signals to indicate problem behaviors can help.
2. Girls with ADD and Self-Harming Behaviors
During ten years of research at the U.C. Berkeley, girls with and without ADD were studied. What do you think that they found about girls with the combined type of ADD who were going into young adulthood? This article can give you details and provide resources for more information.
3. Girls with Attention Deficit Disorder
Do you know a girl who consistently under-achieves? Who is anxious? Does this girl's teachers tell her that she could and should do better. if she would just try? Maybe this girl has Attention Deficit Disorder. The negative symptoms of ADD often look a lot different when you compare girls and boys.
4. Facts About Stimulant Med Use and ADD
The use of stimulant medications combined with lifestyle strategies have been the treatments that show the most efficacy for the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder. Get the facts about stimulant medication and find out what researchers have to say.
5. House Cleaning and ADD
What does your home look like? Hopefully, not like mine! With winter coming on, more time is being spent in the house, I need to make the dust bunnies run for cover. Really, I need to make a house cleaning plan and work my plan for having a gracious home for the winter holidays. Take the first step!
6. Exercise and Students with ADD
Does your child's school offer recess or another way for the students to exercise? Would you like your child to have more recess and exercise? You have research on your side! Find out what the latest research says about exercise and ADD.
7. Help Educators Understand Facts About ADD
Kids with Attention Deficit Disorder can face an uphill battle at school. What can a parent do to help their child? You can help educators understand the needs of your child with ADD/ADHD. It is important to be proactive, rather than just reactive. How can a parent manage this? Here are some tips.
8. Making Mistakes and Attention Deficit Disorder
Have you ever had a day in your life where you made no mistakes? I hope not! Celebrate your adult ADD! The only people who never make mistakes are people who are not doing activities that challenge them. Spend your life in joyful discovery. Make your mistakes and use them as learning tools.
9. Learning a New Job with ADD
There are hundreds of new skills and procedures that you need to learn as you master a new job. Donít expect that you will be proficient overnight. With routines, your ADD outside-of-the-box problem solving skills, and creativity, learning a new occupation is a sure way of expanding your horizons.
10. 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.
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