This reply was originally posted by user Sandman2 in ADDitude’s now-retired community.
Don’t know if he is on meds or not. Make sure if he is that he eats first before his meds. Also a high protein breakfast is very important. It will provide him the “fuel” he needs during the day. Experiment with high protein drinks – add fruit or ice cream, etc.
And again, if he is on meds – know how long they last and adjust for dinner time.
Finally “sensory processing disorder” or SPD also runs with ADHD. This can make a child very sensitive to textures and tastes, and thus difficult to feed. It certainly would be worth your time to read about it here- http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/