The fidget spinner craze has reached epic proportions. If you have a child in elementary or middle school, you’ve likely seen one…or about a hundred of them. The 3-sided toy is fashioned in a sort of fan-like or pinwheel shape and is designed to keep restless, or fidgety, hands occupied. Keeping one’s hands busy is
Heading back to school is usually an exciting time for kids. There’s the anticipation of meeting new teachers and seeing old friends. But for some kids suffering from ADHD, back-to-school time can be quite the opposite. They may feel anxious about starting a new grade or keeping up with homework assignments and tests. Here are
Kids diagnosed with ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, may take longer to get a good night sleep, says a recent study reported in the June issue of the Journal of Sleep Research. While the results are not surprising, what the study does not confirm is whether or not the existing sleeping problems are contributing to ADHD or vice versa.