When parents are confronted with their children’s symptoms of hyperactivity and impulsivity in ADHD, they become frustrated. Identifying symptoms of each and formulating an action plan for dealing with them makes life much easier–for parent and child.
If your child has exhibited an interest in music, it’s a good idea to find out what kind of instrument he or she would like to play. Academic research has shown limited proof that music has positive effects on ADHD symptoms. Hands-on clinicians who work with these kids say it makes a big difference.