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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. Using Music for ADD Motivation
As you go through your day, play the music of your life. Listening to music, pay attention to how it makes you feel! Music has been linked to the limbic system, which affects motivation. What do you need to do today? If you need to concentrate or study, put on music designed to help with that!
2. Zucchini Sweet Potato Muffin Recipe for ADD
Too often in a busy life, we have trouble finding time to eat in a healthy manner. Sometimes we just want a quick bite of something to stave off the hunger pangs. These tasty, healthy muffins will do the trick. They taste great and are a good choice for folks with Attention Deficit Disorder.
3. Fireworks Safety and Attention Deficit Disorder
Impulsivity and inattention are hallmarks of Attention Deficit Disorder. When you combine these traits with fireworks, you have an explosive and dangerous combination. Factor into this equation the inexperience and feelings of invincibility of childhood and you have a perfect storm for injury.
4. Long-Acting Stimulant Meds for ADD
This week the news brought word of two new long-acting, stimulant medications approved by The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Attention Deficit Disorder. One, Contempla, is aimed at children aged 6-17 years old. The other, Mydayis, was approved for ages 13-years old to adults.
5. Safer Driving for Teens with ADD
A recent study, published by JAMA Pediatrics, examined the records of youth with and without Attention Deficit Disorder in New Jersey. They were looking at risk statistics concerning young drivers, without and with ADD, and when they obtained their driver's licenses and had their first crash.
6. Do You Have Adult ADD?
If you never had an Attention Deficit Disorder diagnosis as a child, have you ever wondered if you have adult ADD? Does your child have an ADD diagnosis and everybody says, "He reminds me of you at that age!" Could you have adult Attention Deficit Disorder?
7. 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.
8. Advocating Effectively for a Child with ADD
Addressing your child's educational needs as soon as possible increases the chances for better educational outcomes for that child. Statistics show that many of our students with Attention Deficit Disorder delay their high school degree by dropping out of high school. Early intervention is a must.
9. ADD and Internet Nutrition Resources
Healthy eating is one of the ways to help improve the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder. Eating clean foods is important, since pollutants exacerbate ADD/ADHD symptoms. It is imperative to have reliable information about nutrition. EWG and Power Your Diet are two good sources.
10. Finding the Positive Traits of ADD
Too often, children with Attention Deficit Disorder find out the many things that are "wrong" with them when they go to school. Kids with ADD tend not to conform. In a classroom, educators may feel that this is a problem. In the real world, creative and innovative people promote world progress.
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