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Summer’s Over – For ADHD Students and Parents — ADHD Tip O the Day 738

With ADHD,  school can be a booger. Actually, school was very easy for me – that is, the academic part.  Socially and behaviorally, not so much.  But the work was very easy, until I hit college.  It was like hitting a … Continue reading

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The Forgetting Curve, Studying Part 4 — ADD Tip o the Day 444

This applies to anyone wanting to learn anything, whether or not a student, or ADD, ADHD, or not.  For example, I’m trying to learn the towns of New Mexico. To condense and oversimplify: If you memorize something 100% and don’t … Continue reading

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Breaks- the Good and The Bad — ADD Tip o the Day 439

Breaks are important for anyone, but especially for us with ADD or ADHD.  I wrote that they are necessary, and there is good research showing they increase productivity, but  it is a problem to not let them get out of … Continue reading

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Singing It to Learn — ADD Tip o the Day 392

Abhi had a great study tip; he memorized the fat soluble amino acids by singing them. I remembered that I learned the alphabet in the same way. I am geographically challenged.  I want to know the geography of New Mexico.  … Continue reading

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I Was Wrong — ADD Tip of the Day 375

I was sure that people without ADD or ADHD did not respond to ritalin (methylphenidate), but just got a little anxiety or maybe a little hyper.  My friend who is a college psychiatrist assures me that kids are taking ritalin … Continue reading

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Abhi Has Strategies — ADD Tip o the Day 354

Abhi has ADD or ADHD, and has been struggling with studying  for an important exam.  He has been using the ADDerworld for advice, encouragement and general support.  And he has learned some strategies.  Here is his report (with his permission): … Continue reading

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Reading with ADD – Tip o the day 254

I love reading.  But do I have dyslexia, which often accompanies ADD or ADHD?  In general I don’t have a reading problem – maybe.  I do reverse numbers all the time, rarely letters.  I read fast, have no patience to … Continue reading

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