Distracted driving is a problem all across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “In 2017 alone, 3,166 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.” If staying focused on the road is a challenge for all drivers, imagine what it’s like for adults with ADD. The NHTSA defines […]
Attention and focus
With more parents and teachers becoming educated on ADHD and its subtypes, more children are being diagnosed and receiving treatment. A new disorder, distinct from ADHD, has been increasingly diagnosed amongst children — Concentration Deficit Disorder (CDD) (2). What is Concentration Deficit Disorder? Concentration Deficit Disorder was previously referred to as Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT)
In our digital world, coping with a flood of information from news websites and social media is challenging enough. Add to this frequent emails from your coworkers, clients, and family members, and life with ADHD can get unbearable. But there are several things you can improve without totally restructuring your life. These tips will help
One of the chief complaints for adults with ADD of ADHD is difficulty focusing. Paying attention can be a challenge because often adults with ADHD become bored easily, especially with routine or mundane tasks and responsibilities. If you have ever found yourself uninterested in something, no matter how hard you try to focus, you are
FOR PARENTS Middle School: Your Role in Your Child’s Schooling For kids with ADHD, the change from elementary to middle school can be tough. Previously, your child probably had lots of guidance and structure in elementary school. The teachers wanted them to get good grades. The teachers wanted them to turn in homework on time.
Arriving at a hard and fast diagnosis of ADD can be rather tricky, because there is no foolproof “test” for the disorder. Before you run off and proclaim to you or your loved one has ADD, make sure that your diagnosis is correct. The issue is, ADD symptoms are non-specific, which means the condition is