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Here are the top ten articles for the Attention Deficit Disorder Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Summer Safety and ADD
Children with Attention Deficit Disorder are creative and adventurous. They may take higher levels of risk than some of their peers. ADD can pre-dispose kids to be more accident prone. Here are links to articles that give ideas to help keep your children safe in the less structured days of summer.
2. 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.
3. Reading for Meaning and ADD
What can you do when your child can sound the words out as he is reading, yet he seems to have no idea about what he just read? How does he feel when he can't answer the reading questions in class? Try this reading strategy and help your child learn a way to develop Reading for Meaning!
4. Kids' Vision Problems and ADD
A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham was published in Optometry and Vision Science. This study showed a link between Attention Deficit Disorder and vision problems that are not corrected by glasses or contact lenses, which included lazy eye and color blindness.
5. 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.
6. Internet Safety and Kids with ADD
Many parents are uncomfortable about limiting their childís computer freedoms. Hopefully, you already have computer rules in place to protect your child with ADD. Here are a group of policies that I feel are important to help keep your child internet-safe.
7. Pesticide Exposure and Boys with ADD
Recent research shows a link between the use of a common type of pesticide, pyrethroids, and boys with Attention Deficit Disorder. Here is information about these pesticides, what the research shows, and how to limit your family's exposure to these chemicals.
8. 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.
9. Simplify Bill Payment to Improve ADD Symptoms
When your life is hectic and your Attention Deficit Disorder symptoms are pushing you over the edge, the last thing you need is stress from late payments on bills. Use your creativity and ingenuity. Start paying your bills electronically. It will simplify your life!
10. 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.
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