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Re: Tactile issues

Re: Tactile issues2010-09-14T18:19:39+00:00

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Rick Green – Founder of TotallyADD
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In the documentary one of the experts said that ADHD kids are far more active, even in their sleep. Dr. Annick Vincent told us she could tell which two of her four boys were going to be ADHD before they we born because they were far more active in the womb.

I often end up sleeping in the spare room when I’m restless.

If your brain has trouble filtering input, it has trouble filtering out the stream of stuff bombarding it. So while most people’s brains can shut off the feel of the shirt on their back, or the slight bulge of the mattress under their leg, for an ADDer the signal is loud and clear.

Two common things are: “I have to cut all the tags off my shirts.” or “When I found a pair of socks I felt were comfy, I bought twenty pairs.”

Dr. J has two videos on the sleeping topic: