Friday, October 9, 2015Fidgeting Helps Kids with ADHD Learn From Smart Kids with LD
June 1, 2015
That’s been the mantra for legions of parents, teachers, and others trying to get children with ADHD to concentrate. But new research shows that not sitting still is exactly what those children need to do in order to learn.
According to a study at the University of Central Florida, children with hyperactive attention disorders perform better when moving. Foot-tapping, leg-swinging, chair-scooting, and all that other annoying squirming helps those children engage executive functions and stay alert.
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