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ADD Child or Simply a “Spirited” Child?
This examines the difference between an ADD child and a “spirited” child. This is a term from the book “Raising your Spirited Child” by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.
Homework Help: The Dog Ate My Homework!
Helpful hints for everyone, including children with ADD/ADHD tendencies
26 Positive Things about ADD and 46 Famous People With ADD
This is an inspiring article with a comprehensive list of the positive traits of ADD, and famous people with the disorder that changed our world. This list will surprise you!
Learning 4 Life: Living with ADD/ADHD
This is Issue #1 of this new column for parents and teachers of ADD/ADHD children. Learn both common sense tips and revolutionary techniques for dealing with this disorder.
Classroom Tips for Your ADD Child
The pet peeve patrol focuses on the education system. Here are specific tips to help your ADD child!
10 Steps to Higher Grades for Your ADD Child
Learn creative ways to help your child learn. This gives a parent the steps needed to set up an IEP for their child.
The Positive Side of ADD
Learn new ways to interact with ADD kids and all kids for that matter. This article is full of practical advice for any parent or teacher with an emphasis on the positive effects of this disorder.
Is Your Child Gifted?
Learn how to recognize your child’s talents and gifts. This article is a must read for any parent!