Why ADHD Children Don't Sleep—and What You Can Do About It
Better sleep leads to better control of ADHD symptoms for children. Here are parent-tested solutions for a good night's rest.
Sleep Deprivation Has a Huge Impact
Sleep deprivation makes both adults and children irritable, impatient, and less efficient at everything they do. Adults who haven’t gotten a good night’s sleep are more likely to miss work. Studies show that not getting enough rest can worsen ADD/ADHD symptoms, leading to loss of emotional control. It can also adversely affect working memory, a problem many of our children suffer from.