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Archive for April 18, 2015

Kids with ADHD must squirm to learn

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For decades, frustrated parents and teachers have barked at fidgety children with ADHD to “Sit still and concentrate!”┬áBut new research shows that if you want ADHD kids to learn, you have to let them squirm. The foot-tapping, leg-swinging and chair-scooting movements of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are actually vital to how they remember information and work out complex cognitive tasks.

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