Authored by William G. DeFoore, Ph.D.
This ADD treatment works with your mind, your emotions and your behavior to bring about lasting change and relief from child and adult add symptoms.
Many of the techniques are free, and you can do them on your own at home, at work or anywhere. All you need is motivation--and you've got that, or you wouldn't be here reading this!
As a matter of fact, I happen to think you've got what it takes to master your own ADD symptoms, or to help your children with theirs.
You are far smarter and stronger than you may realize, and you will use those internal resources to reach your goals for overcoming add symptoms here.
Attention deficit disorder--not enough attention to the "right" things. What I mean by that is that when you (or anyone) is paying attention to something you love, something that excites you, something you're passionate about, there is no deficit of attention!
So, let's look at how this might work:
That makes perfect sense! What I'm suggesting is that there may be nothing wrong with your (or your child's) brain. You may have just developed some thought and behavior patterns that have gotten stronger over the years and stayed with you.
Now let's look at some ADD treatment solutions!
I have worked with many children and adolescents who were diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, and in every case, I find that the young person has no trouble paying attention to something they're interested in.
The "attention deficit" is not enough attention to what parents and teachers think is important (and probably is).
I'm not saying this is not a problem, I'm just saying that it usually doesn't mean there's anything wrong with your child's brain, and medication is not usually the answer.
Many schools, such as those using the Waldorf Method focus on helping children develop multiple intelligences so that they're using more of their brain capacity and maintaining a strong positive interest in their activities and learning.
I promised you at the top of this page that I would offer you some free, do-it-yourself approaches to healing your attention deficit disorder. Here they are:
Above all, never, ever give up on yourself. Believe in yourself and your good heart! Learn even more about effective treatment for ADD here.