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Hi there, It has been so long I didn't post anything here on our forum and one more thing I would like to know ... is this forum active? well may be it is .....or may be has visitor who want information but don't want to participate ... anyway I came again with some very good information... Some of the attention deficit disorder symptoms can be reduced using a combination of behavior and cognitive therapy. Emotional effects of the attention deficit disorder can be controlled with this behavior and cognitive therapy. Principally, there are four key issues involved in behavior modification programs: Start with goals that the person can achieve in small steps. Be as consistent as possible— with times of the day, days of the week, environment, and associated people. David.
Hello forum members..... Well I posted once on this forum and never get a chance to post again......but finally I have got another chance to visit this wonderful place. So I am going to post a this ADD coping tips. I hope it will be helpful and informative for the people who want to know about ADD. And additions always welcome to make this thread more interesting and informative.....thank you...... Daily Living 1. Often the most obvious is overlooked. If you or someone you know suspects ADD / ADHD, seek help. Ignorance is NOT always bliss! 2. Seek treatment solutions that work best for YOU. And support those others choose for themselves. 3. Continue your education about ADD / ADHD. Research continues daily. Keep up with the latest research, books, and treatments; check out new workshops in your area, delve into new online resources, etc. Information can mean healing power. 4. Think: long-term and don’t be afraid of change. Since there is no cure for ADD, always be open and willing to try to modifying behaviors and managing other symptoms with revised aids. For example, get on a mailing list for Franklin Covey planning products. If your budget, circumstances and time allow, experiment with computerized organizational and planning tools, sync them with print versions. Remember Aesop’s, “Slow and steady wins the race.” 5. Network. Subscribe to healthcare association publications. Attend meetings and other events in your area. Meet people, compare coping strategies, learn about new products and services out there to help, make new friends, have fun. Don’t let ADD keep you down and out. Get involved and be supportive of others, too. Coping Tips.. David.
HI Jerry, Here is some more helpful information about Child Attention Deficit Disorder Help Child with attention deficit disorder can be helped in many ways. Let Your Child Know That You Care For Him Or Her Above all, you should let the child to know that you care for him or her. Sometimes youngsters may think your opinions of them have changed and that you think less of them after a diagnosis of child attention deficit disorder. For this reason let them know that this is not the case at all, even share an deficiency of your own with them to let them know you work on issues, too, and did as a child. Support Them Also, let children know that you support them in their challenge and struggles with attention deficit disorder. And try your best to express your support with positive remarks, praise, encouragement and any help you can. Just as everything else, there will be good days and bad days in dealing with the attention deficit disorder. And no one is perfect. So remember the better days when bad ones roll around and keep on hanging in there! It may help a lot to keep a journal. Make A Note Make a note of factors such as school grades, pictures, etc. If possible, make it multi-media, and colorful. Then during bad times, you’ll have plenty of reminders in your journal of the progress to date and be proud and encouraged for the both of you. Get The Information Regarding Child Attention Deficit Disorder One more method of helping a child with ADD is to get help yourself. Learn all you can about child attention deficit disorder and get updated information regarding it. Clip magazine articles about attention deficit disorder and follow up with any resources they share. Reach out to ADD organizations and get on their mailing lists. David. http://www.selfhelpzone.com/attention-defi...-disorder-help/