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Foolproof Tips for Making Study Time More Effective for Your ADDADHD child

5 Foolproof Tips for Making Study Time More Effective for Your ADD/ADHD child

One of the toughest difficulties that face the parents of children diagnosed with ADD or ADHD is studying and all that is related to it. Kids diagnosed with ADD/ADHD are easily distracted, and they cannot concentrate on studying easily. As a result, their parents aren’t usually proud with their school results. In this article you will learn some tips that will make your child’s study time more effective. 1- Write a task list for your child. For those with ADD or ADHD making a mental list of what is most important or organizing tasks in their brains could be rather difficult. So, it is helpful to write down the things that should be done one by one. 2- ADD students …

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ADHD IN CHILDREN, ITS SYMPTOMS AND TYPES

WHAT IS ADHD IN CHILDREN, ITS SYMPTOMS AND TYPES?

The signs of ADHD are hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity, and we find the children with ADHD are easily distracted, do not finish tasks, in constant motion, do not play quietly, do not seem to listen and talk excessively. However, your child may have some of these symptoms but it can be something else, so it is up to the doctor only to decide. Actually, there is not specific test for ADHD; that is why diagnosing involves gathering a lot of information and takes several steps. You, your child and his school should be involved in the assessment. Doctors would diagnose ADHD in a child after the child showing six or more symptoms of hyperactivity or inattention regularly for six months, …

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ADHD IN CHILDREN, TREATMENT

FURTHER TO ADHD IN CHILDREN, PART II – ITS TREATMENT

We are going here to talk about treatment options so you can discuss them with your child’s therapist and choose the best plan for your kid. Studies show that a combination of behavioral therapy and medications is much better than any of them alone. Actually, stimulant drugs such as Vyvanse, Focalin and Ritalin are very effective for childhood ADHD; they help children ignore distractions and focus their thoughts. As for behavioral treatment, it includes social skills training, which can help ADHD children maintain social relationships. Also, there is parenting skills training, which help the parents learn about ADHD to handle better their kid who has ADHD. If you ask what is the best treatment for your child? , the answer …

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KNOW THAT ADULTS CAN HAVE ADHD

DO YOU KNOW THAT ADULTS CAN HAVE ADHD?

You may think that only children can be hyperactive, impulsive and have trouble paying attention, which are the symptoms of ADHD. Actually, adults can have it too, but few are diagnosed and treated for it; some people are not diagnosed when they are young and find out later in their lives. Some ADHD kids outgrow it but many can still have it as adults. Adult ADHD affects men and women equally and people with it find it hard to: concentrate, follow directions, remember information and organize their tasks. This of course causes troubles at home, school and work, but there are ways to manage ADHD, develop personal strength and achieve success. As a matter of fact, people with adult ADHD …

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