Game On: 10 Best Sports for Kids with ADHD or Learning Disabilities

Choosing the right sport or activity for your child with ADHD/LD can make all the difference in boosting focus, mood, and self-esteem. Here, parents and experts recommend after-school activities that work particularly well for ADHD kids.

Not All Sports Are Created Equal

Exercise can help control ADHD symptoms by raising the baseline levels of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain. So registering your ADHD child for an after-school sport is a great idea, right? Well, it depends. Not all sports are created equal; depending on your child’s unique set of symptoms, certain sports may be more advantageous than others. Use this list to determine which activities will showcase and strengthen your child’s abilities so she can shine on the court, in the field, or in the pool.
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