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ADD Resources Closure March 1, 2016

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It is with saddened hearts that the ADD Resources Board of Directors announce the closure of ADD Resources effective March 1, 2016.  We have been battling financial struggles for the past few years and are no longer able to stay open.  It has been a wonderful 22 years of sharing of resources, strategies, engaging support […]

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Joy of Life || Joie-de-vivre

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Joie-de vivre We’ve been told, “Good things come to those who wait.” When it came to life, before getting the help my son needed, life was overwhelming to the point where I was living on automatic pilot.  Doing everything I could to survive day to day. The struggle was intense and there was too much […]

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25 Tips for Families to Manage ADD

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– By Edward Hallowell, MD* – 1. Make an accurate diagnosis – This is the starting point of all treatment for ADD. – 2. Educate the family – All members of the family need to learn the facts about ADD as the first step in the treatment. Many problems will take care of themselves once […]

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If Punishments Don’t Work for ADHD Kids. What Does?

by Carolyn Mallon, RN – Anyone With An ADHD Child Can Relate To This Story – Last weekend, I took the kids (I’ll call them Mimi and Man Cub) to the local bookshop in town. It’s a nice place for a hot cocoa, where you can look at robot kits and roam around for a while. It […]

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Boys, Men And ADHD

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By George M. Kapalka, PhD,  ABPP Terms of Use: This educational material is made available courtesy of the author and Attention Deficit Disorder Resources. You may reprint this article for personal use only. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most frequently diagnosed disorder of childhood. In addition, ADHD is a disorder that primarily occurs in boys by as much […]

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Basic Tips for ADHD Management in Children

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– by Mary Fowler* – 3 Steps For Improving Performance – There are three essential conditions that help kids with ADHD improve their performance. – 1.  Create a structure Create a structure that helps guide his behavior with rules and routines. For example, with academics, the structure would be tasks matched to his skill level […]

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