The Ranch for Boys Helps Boys Attention Deficit Disorder
Here’s How We See Attention Deficit Disorder at The Ranch for Boys:
If your son is sidetracked easily, moves from one uncompleted task to another or has poor organizational skills, he may well be facing the problem of Attention Deficit Disorder.
The exact cause of Attention Deficit Disorder (also known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD) is unknown but studies show links with nutrition, heredity and environment.
We can help your teenager who is struggling with Attention Deficit Disorder (or ADD), a behavior pattern seen in the inability to stay on task, with trouble controlling his emotions and physical activity, when compared with the general population. This behavior can easily interfere with his ability to finish his work, and function successfully in society.
What The Ranch for Boys Can Do to Help Your Son Who Struggles with Attention Deficit Disorder–
Attention Deficit Disorder is one of the most commonly diagnosed problems among adolescents today and it is imperative to properly identify this Disorder, as there are other conditions (i.e.: unforeseen life changes, depression, sleep or thyroid problems, anxiety) that can closely mimic ADHD-like behaviors
Because of the high level of distraction with ADD (that often leads to poor academic performance and low self-esteem), a large percentage of boys with it will fail to finish high school. While he may not completely outgrow his symptoms, your boy can certainly learn strategies for success.
There’s no need for ADHD to control – or ruin – his life!
The Ranch for Boys… Giving your At-Risk Son a Fresh Start Toward a Successful Life.
The Ranch for Boys is a Christian residential boys ranch for troubled boys, where we believe in every boy’s potential, no matter how much trouble he may be causing.
We are not a lockdown facility. Your son will live in a dorm (to start), then home setting (with house parents), on a ranch in cattle and orchard country, near the Florida coastline. The Teen Challenge program promotes and cultivates positive peer pressure in this Christ-centered culture, helps our students develop their potential, and gain self-confidence through acknowledgement of their successes.
The Ranch for Boys provides focused and individualized attention for the boys in its care. Credits are earned in our on-campus school, but education is not our program’s primary focus. Character, hard work, and respect for others are what we concern ourselves most with. If those attributes are in place, education is more easily accomplished on campus and when the boy returns home.
Therapy is ongoing at The Ranch for Boys – all day, every day. Individual counseling sessions are not as frequent as the many 10-15 minutes of life coaching that take place during school, chores, or a sporting event. “The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man” is a quote we operate by, as we find that a simple horse ride (or day of fishing) with a good mentor can provide the opportunity for a life changing conversation in a young man’s life.
The Ranch for Boys looks to provide challenging and motivating opportunities to learn trades, care for animals, and gain new experiences outside of the classroom; call us at (772) 978-4164 to see how we can give your “out-of-control teenager” a second chance at attaining a bright future of successful living.