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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

Mary Cole

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

Marilyn Adams

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.