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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. The Value of Companion Animals and ADD
If your family's lifestyle allows for pet ownership, consider adding a companion animal to your family. These furry family members need the dedication and resources to enjoy a "forever family." When you have a child with ADD, a companion animal, can mean the world to that child.
2. A College Syllabus and Students with ADD
Students who have not been exposed to the syllabus in previous educational settings might think that it is just another piece of paper. They would be wrong! A syllabus is an essential tool for any college student, but especially for a student with Attention Deficit Disorder.
3. Brain Development Delays Cause ADD
A large new brain imaging study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, builds on earlier, studies to remove the stigma from ADD. These MRI brain imaging studies show visible differences in the brains of people with ADD. ADD is not caused by poor parenting or kids who don't care about their behavior!
4. ADD Executive Function and Intense Exercise
A recent study posted in the British Journal of Sports Medicine examined the effects of short bursts of exercise on higher-level thinking that takes place in the pre-frontal cortex. The brainís executive function is affected by the intense exercise; learning for students with ADD may be improved.
5. 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, itís time to get to look at mirror traits and celebrate ADD!
6. Finding a Math Tutor for A Child with ADD
How do you find the right tutor for a person with ADD? There are many considerations. What academic preparation has the tutor done? Does your prospective candidate have experience working with people who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Which traits does the child feel like he or she needs?
7. Play Time Helps Kids with ADD to Focus
When children with Attention Deficit Disorder are given a reason to move their bodies, good things can happen. Creativity may be increased. They are less bored. Increasing oxygen to the brain enhances their mindís ability to focus. Whatís the best part of this treatment? Itís childís play!
8. Morning Organization for ADD
Many people have trouble organizing in the morning, especially if there are kids involved. When you factor in one or more family members with Attention Deficit Disorder, the difficulties can increase. Organization is helped by planning ahead. Here are some effective tips for success.
9. Green Time and Attention Deficit Disorder
How can you improve your child's concentration and impulsivity? Researchers suggest that "green time," time spent playing in green open spaces, may help reduce the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.
10. Exercise Helps ADD Symptoms
Two recent studies examined the effect of exercise on the symptoms of ADD. They offer hope for children who need to improve the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.
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