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Attention Magazine June 2002
Keeping Up the Motivation to Exercise
Stephen C. Putnam
The benefits of exercise, especially for children and adults with ADHD, are outlined in this article. The author references both the physical benefits and the psychological benefits. It contains three sidebars – why exercise, how to exercise with your child, and working with children with ADHD (useful for fitness instructors).
The Alpaca Project
The Alpaca Project, an alternative therapeutic intervention for children, is described. The article highlights the experience of one child who participated in three sessions.
Solutions to Oppositional Defiant Disorder
The author offers guidelines and suggestions for handling children with oppositional defiant disorder. The author creates a fictitious character to illustrate how to use these techniques.