Fun & Games: Help ADHD Children Learn From Play

Think play is just about having fun? Sure that's part of it, but attention deficit children can also learn valuable skills through play. Find expert recommended games, toys, and types of play to help ADHD children practice and develop critical attention, focus, and social skills.

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Child psychiatrists and psychologists have long used play as a therapeutic tool for children with problems such as ADHD, clinical depression, and anxiety disorders. Many children who otherwise have trouble expressing themselves can do so through play.

Additionally, experts believe that parents can use play to help their children achieve impressive gains in attention and social skills. And while the market abounds with expensive and therapeutic toys and games specially designed to help children with ADHD, experts believe many conventional, inexpensive toys such as Let’s Go Fishing, Clue, and Chinese Checkers can be just as beneficial.

Read on to find several of the toys, games, and methods of play experts recommend for parents and their ADHD children.

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