Fidgeting In Children With ADHD

Fidgeting In Children With ADHDFidgeting Shown to be a Good Thing for Children with ADHD

Sit still in class? Perhaps not if you have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, more commonly known as ADHD.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 10 children and teens has been diagnosed with ADHD, a disorder that causes a wide range of behaviors ranging from distraction and inattentiveness to forms of hyperactivity such as fidgeting and nonstop talking. In addition, children and teens with ADHD may exhibit impulsive and impatient behavior.