ADHD Lifestyle Strategies
Lifestyle strategies for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder include:
- Educational programs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- Avoid foods that contain sugar.
- Avoid foods that contain food dye.
- Ask the child to perform only one task at a time.
- Develop clear rules for behavior.
- Involve the child in structured activities.
- Keep tasks simple.
- Reinforce good behavior.
- Teach new lessons in short sessions.
- Use time-outs for problem behavior.
Lifestyle strategies for adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder include:
- Attach deadlines to each task.
- Break down tasks into a series of smaller ones.
- Educate coworkers and family members that you have a health problem that is responsible for your behavior.
- Prepare your daily schedule a day early.
- Try to set-up a work environment that allows you to concentrate.
- Use lists and reminders.
- Use scheduling tools, such as a date book or personal digital assistant.
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