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.
Finding Focus with Color
There are times when I am stressed out or trying to work through a complex problem. With Attention Deficit Disorder, either of those things can be difficult. I need an adult fidget. I want something that allows me to fidget and also hook into my creativity. Coloring a mandala does that for me!
College Academic Success with ADD
People with ADD/ADHD have difficulty with executive functioning, which impacts implementation and monitoring of their academic plans. Since these skills don't come naturally to us, we need to explicitly plan our road to academic success in college. Here are some pointers on how to do that.
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.
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!
Simple Spring Break Tips for Kids with ADD
Families look forward to the Spring Break. With a bit of planning and structure, the time away from school can be great for your kid with ADD. Your whole family can enjoy this time together. These tips can help!
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