End the 'I Can't Sleep' Cycle of Exhaustion
Kids with ADHD are four times less likely to fall asleep quickly and stay in bed all night. Why? Many of the same regions of the brain regulate both attention and sleep. You can't change your child's ADHD â€” but you can help her sleep better by following this routine.
The Attention Sleep Connection
Thereâ€™s a biological reason why children with ADHD tend to sleep less: Many of the same regions of the brain regulate both attention and sleep. A child who has attention problems is likely to have sleep problems, as well. You canâ€™t change your childâ€™s biology. But there are ADD-friendly strategies to help kids overcome their sleep problems. Hereâ€™s what you need to do.