Dr David E Sosin's Blog

Parenting the ADD Child in the Era of Cell Phones, iPods, and Computers

Posted Sunday, October 4, 2009 8:29 PM PDT

Today’s parents are faced with challenges that parents, even a few years ago, did not have to confront. Parenting never is an easy job, and parenting an ADD child is even more challenging. One of the major components of ADD is distractibility. The ADD child who is supposed to be concentrating, on homework, for example, finds it difficult to tune out the barrage of stimuli that are the norm in any modern household. The telephone rings, a sibling screams, the child’s stomach is rumbling as he waits for dinner, and the newest video on YouTube or message on My Space is just waiting to be seen—any or all of these conditions can distract the child’s attention.

In an era in which technology is supposed to make our lives easier, many parents find that this technology is making life more complicated than ever. Now, parents are distressed to find that their children are… (Read more)

Welcome to My Blog

Posted Sunday, October 4, 2009 7:12 PM PDT
Hello all,

My name is Dr. David Sosin and this is my new blog. Over the next couple of weeks I'll be posting information and suggestions related to Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
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