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How Can People Cope With ADD?

There are several ways that a person can cope with these types of disorders, but it depends on the age. If the person is a school-age child, then they would need to do things that they are interested in like tactile items such as balls that are soft and spongy and making gooey things like slime which is extremely helpful for their sensory aspects. If the person is a teenager, stress balls can be a lot of fun to make. They are balls made out of balloons and they have some different ingredients in them. Some balls that I have personally made for my student whom I am working with now are cornmeal, sand, cornstarch, baking soda, and flour. I mix many ingredients together in order to make a stress ball and it usually works out well. When the person becomes an adult, they will have learned behavioral modifications in which they can reduce their anger, reduce their stress, and function more into society. All of these things will become even more helpful for people who have ADD.
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replied January 23rd, 2019
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Psychotherapy sessions like CBT are very much helpful to learn self coping mechanisms.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan
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