As an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) adult and teacher, I know the challenges children with learning disabilities and other special needs face. Here are my teaching techniques for helping ADDers fight boredom, pay attention, and make good grades.
In your adult friendships, are friends who also have ADD/ADHD good listeners, or are non-ADHD adults better than those without the condition? Or do both types of friends have their own unique listening abilities?
Treatment for adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has given me the wisdom to work at jobs I can handle — and to avoid those I can’t.
b-Calm, an ADHD-friendly product, claims to help reduce outbursts and distraction, while improving focus, writing, and math comprehension when used by children with autism disorders and/or attention deficit in a classroom setting. Does it work?
I’m a self-proclaimed app skeptic who’s on a constant search for a “get things done” (GTD) app that can help me maintain focus during activities that require every bit of my attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) concentration. A clinical psychologist by the name of Dr. Steve Levinson recently asked if I would take a look […]
How one adult’s attention deficit diagnosis — and subsequent treatment — helped her turn the corner, mentally and professionally.
The signs and symptoms of learning disabilities are too often mistaken for ADHD in children who struggle to read, focus, and sit still. Here’s one family’s story and advice for getting to the root of your child’s challenges at school.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can significantly improve ADHD symptom management. Have you considered adding CBT to your ADHD treatment plan?
Parent-tested strategies to help your ADHD child sit still… and learn through all her senses.
Forgetful? Disorganized? Time-blind? These apps won’t cure your ADHD, but they can help level the playing field — if used consistently. (And that’s really the hard part, isn’t it?)