Most parents wouldn’t give a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a caffeinated drink, for fear that their hyperactivity would only worsen.
As a pediatrician and a parent, I would like to offer another way of thinking about this paradox. They wiggle, they talk out of turn, and their mind doesn’t seem to turn off. They talk while brushing their teeth and wiggling their foot at the same time. Non-medication stimulants also work, although for limited amounts of time.Our events offer a fresh alternative to speed dating and matchmaking.We don't find anything romantic about whistles, name-tags or over-the-top party trimmings typically found at singles events so we have done away with them.If you give an ADHD child a lollypop, which provides oral stimulation, they are more likely to listen and follow directions.ADHD kids usually have no problem paying attention to video games, which provide constant visual, auditory, and tactile stimulation.