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How are children with ADHD different from other children?

One way in which attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) children are different is that they are more engaged with the organic world in a sensuous way. They may have more difficulty with abstract book knowledge, but they often appreciate nature, animals, and the human body in a direct, engaged way. These kids seem to demonstrate a form of ecological intelligence that some people have argued is necessary for saving the planet from rampant pollution and environ mental destruction. The children with ADHD have a different way of doing things that may allow them to solve problems that cannot be solved by doing things in the normal way.
The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child's Problems into Strengths

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The Gift of ADHD: How to Transform Your Child's Problems into Strengths

As a parent, you already know that your child has many gifts. What you may not know is that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) related symptoms—the very qualities that lead him or her...

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