Strategy For Success
1. Gather information (on-going).
2. Get involved.
3. Understand that “it's a family thing”.
4. Be realistic. Issues do not develop overnight, and they are seldom solved overnight.
5. Start simple and safe.
- At home, improve lifestyle choices.
- Cellular nutrition (critical).
- Foods that do NOT spike blood sugar.
- Regular, modest exercise.
- Elimination diets, if necessary.
- Reunite your family. Make it a “family thing”.
- At school.
- Work with and support school staff.
- Know your legal rights.
- Do not be prematurely “pushed” into drugs.
- Volunteer to help.
- Band together with others.
- Remember that you are NOT alone.
- Play nicely.
- Counselors and psychologists can be very effective.
- Screen and select one that embraces an integrated approach.
- Medical Specialists.
- Medical specialists are key personnel in diagnosis and treatment.
- In some states, an AD/HD diagnosis is required from a qualified M.D. in order to be eligible for certain programs. This can also vary with school districts.
- Try to find a specialist that truly believes in an integrated approach to treatment.
6. Do NOT give up!