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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. ADD and Planning a Pleasant Holiday
Sometimes parties and events of a holiday season just fly by people with Attention Deficit Disorder. It's not because they don't want to have an amazing holiday season. It has to do with planning. Planning for the holiday season means making lists—lots of lists! Then, you work your plan.
2. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and ADD
Researchers at Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health. recently studied the effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, a by-product of burning fossil fuels, and their relationship to the development of Attention Deficit Disorder in children.
3. ADD and Halloween Plans
It's the day before the spookiest day of the year—Halloween! Now, what do you do if you don't have a plan for your kids who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Gather your ideas and make a quick plan. When family members have ADD, putting a quick plan into place is a lot better than no plan at all.
4. Perseveration and Attention Deficit Disorder
Perseveration is when a person continues the same action or thought after the original stimuli is gone. It can be a persistent thought or idea that a person just can't get rid of, and it is non-productive. This can be a problem for folks with ADD. How can you break the perseveration cycle?
5. Fish Oil and Attention Deficit Disorder
A study reported in Science Daily was conducted by researchers at the University of Oslo. Their purpose was to see if the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder in specially bred rats were reduced by adding omega-3 fatty acids to the rats' diets. What implications are there for people with ADD?
6. Insomnia with ADD
People with Attention Deficit Disorder may have a lot of problems getting to sleep. Find out about insomnia and what can be done about it.
7. 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!
8. Attention Deficit Disorder Diagnostic Tools
Some people believe that Attention Deficit Disorder is a fictitious disorder, since diagnosis is based on several somewhat subjective tests. What is being done by researchers to develop more objective, scientifically based, testing for the diagnosis of ADD?
9. Handwriting Struggles and ADD
Helping students with ADD conquer their difficulties with handwriting can have long-range effects on their education. Improving handwriting or accommodating problems can increase students’ satisfaction with their school experience.
10. Sluggish Cognitive Tempo and ADD
Have you heard of the Sluggish Type of ADD? What is Sluggish Cognitive Tempo, and is it really a subset of Attention Deficit Disorder?
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