&#10&#67&#104&#111&#111&#115&#105&#110&#103 just the right &#116&#111&#121 for any child can &#98&#101 difficult. But the challenge is &#109&#97&#103&#110&#105&#102&#105&#101&#100 if you are &#108&#111&#111&#107&#105&#110&#103 for the &#112&#101&#114&#102&#101&#99&#116 &#103&#105&#102&#116 to give &#111&#110&#101 &#111&#102 the &#52.&#52 million children affected by attention-deficithyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Children &#119&#104&#111 have ADHD may have &#115&#112&#101&#99&#105&#97&#108 play needs, so I urge &#112&#97&#114&#101&#110&#116&#115 of my young patients to &#98&#117&#121 toys that help their &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 &#102&#111&#99&#117&#115, gain self-confidence &#97&#110&#100 &#108&#101&#97&#114&#110 to socialize and interact &#97&#112&#112&#114&#111&#112&#114&#105&#97&#116&#101&#108&#121 &#119&#105&#116&#104 other children. The following suggestions may &#98&#101 helpful:

&8226 LEGOSBuilding Blocks: Children with ADHD often have trouble completing &#108&#101&#110&#103&#116&#104&#121 tasks because they &#98&#101&#99&#111&#109&#101 frustrated and discouraged. &#76&#69&#71&#79&#83 &#97&#110&#100 building blocks &#97&#114&#101 &#104&#97&#110&#100&#115&#45&#111&#110 toys that are simple to &#117&#115&#101 and &#104&#97&#118&#101 &#111&#110&#108&#121 a few pieces &#115&#111 children can create a single structure in &#97 relatively &#115&#104&#111&#114&#116 period of &#116&#105&#109&#101, which may help build their confidence.

&#10&#38&#56&#50&#50&#54 &#67&#104&#97&#112&#116&#101&#114 &#66&#111&#111&#107&#115: Books with &#115&#104&#111&#114&#116 &#99&#104&#97&#112&#116&#101&#114&#115 help your child focus and &#115&#116&#97&#121 attentive. Read aloud one or more chapters each &#110&#105&#103&#104&#116 &#111&#114 have &#121&#111&#117&#114 child &#114&#101&#97&#100 to you.

&#10&#38&#56&#50&#50&#54 Dress Up: All children, but especially kids with ADHD, &#99&#97&#110 &#98&#101&#110&#101&#102&#105&#116 from &#100&#114&#97&#109&#97&#116&#105&#99 &#112&#108&#97&#121 and artistic expression, &#119&#104&#105&#99&#104 &#97&#108&#108&#111&#119 them to be creative and express &#102&#101&#101&#108&#105&#110&#103&#115 in &#97 fun and nonjudgmental environment. So give &#116&#104&#101&#109 &#97 box of costumes, puppets &#111&#114 a &#112&#108&#97&#121&#104&#111&#117&#115&#101. &#87&#97&#116&#99&#104&#105&#110&#103 a play is a &#103&#114&#101&#97&#116 way for family &#109&#101&#109&#98&#101&#114&#115 &#116&#111 connect &#119&#105&#116&#104 a child and provide lasting memories. It &#105&#115 important to also keep in mind &#116&#104&#97&#116 people with ADHD are &#111&#102&#116&#101&#110 &#105&#110&#116&#101&#108&#108&#105&#103&#101&#110&#116, &#102&#114&#105&#101&#110&#100&#108&#121, creative and determined. These &#115&#116&#114&#101&#110&#103&#116&#104&#115 &#115&#104&#111&#117&#108&#100 be encouraged from &#97&#110 early age.

&8226 &#69&#97&#115&#101&#108 and &#80&#97&#105&#110&#116 Set or Play-Doh: Art &#115&#117&#112&#112&#108&#105&#101&#115 such as &#112&#97&#105&#110&#116 &#97&#110&#100 &#99&#108&#97&#121 give &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 with ADHD an opportunity &#116&#111 &#101&#120&#112&#114&#101&#115&#115 themselves &#105&#110 a nonverbal way. Art supplies &#97&#108&#115&#111 help children &#103&#97&#105&#110 &#115&#101&#108&#102&#45&#99&#111&#110&#102&#105&#100&#101&#110&#99&#101 since there is no right or wrong &#119&#97&#121 &#116&#111 use &#116&#104&#101&#109.

&8226 Floor Puzzle: Giving &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 something simple &#116&#111 do, such as &#97 floor puzzle, helps build confidence. Choose a &#114&#101&#99&#111&#103&#110&#105&#122&#97&#98&#108&#101 pattern &#111&#114 shape that won’t intimidate them. Ideas include the &#115&#111&#108&#97&#114 system and the &#97&#108&#112&#104&#97&#98&#101&#116.

&8226 Swimming, Skating, Martial Arts or Music Lessons: Physical activity &#105&#115 &#101&#110&#99&#111&#117&#114&#97&#103&#101&#100 for children who have ADHD. &#83&#105&#103&#110 them up &#102&#111&#114 &#108&#101&#115&#115&#111&#110&#115 in a structured sport or hobby, which can provide a &#118&#97&#108&#117&#97&#98&#108&#101 &#111&#117&#116&#108&#101&#116 &#102&#111&#114 all their energy.

&#10&#84&#104&#101&#114&#101 is &#110&#111 cure for ADHD, but there are effective ways to manage this condition once diagnosed. Medication &#109&#97&#121 be &#112&#97&#114&#116 &#111&#102 &#97 treatment plan designed to control &#121&#111&#117&#114 child’s &#65&#68&#72&#68 symptoms. Currently, stimulant medications such &#97&#115 Adderall &#88&#82 are &#99&#111&#110&#115&#105&#100&#101&#114&#101&#100 &#97 first-line treatment &#111&#112&#116&#105&#111&#110 for ADHD. &#84&#104&#101 &#97&#99&#116&#105&#118&#101 ingredients in these medications have &#98&#101&#101&#110 used medically &#102&#111&#114 &#110&#101&#97&#114&#108&#121 70 years.

&#10&#73&#116’&#115 important to consider a &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100’&#115 &#115&#116&#114&#101&#110&#103&#116&#104&#115 &#119&#104&#101&#110 &#99&#104&#111&#111&#115&#105&#110&#103 toys.

Important Safety Information: Adderall XR was &#103&#101&#110&#101&#114&#97&#108&#108&#121 well tolerated in clinical studies. The most common side effects in &#115&#116&#117&#100&#105&#101&#115 &#105&#110&#99&#108&#117&#100&#101&#100: children-decreased &#97&#112&#112&#101&#116&#105&#116&#101, &#100&#105&#102&#102&#105&#99&#117&#108&#116&#121 falling &#97&#115&#108&#101&#101&#112, &#115&#116&#111&#109&#97&#99&#104&#97&#99&#104&#101, and emotional lability &#97&#100&#111&#108&#101&#115&#99&#101&#110&#116&#115&#45&#108&#111&#115&#115 &#111&#102 &#97&#112&#112&#101&#116&#105&#116&#101, difficulty falling asleep, stomachache, and weight &#108&#111&#115&#115 adults-dry &#109&#111&#117&#116&#104, loss of appetite, &#100&#105&#102&#102&#105&#99&#117&#108&#116&#121 falling asleep, &#104&#101&#97&#100&#97&#99&#104&#101, and weight loss.

Adderall &#88&#82 &#109&#97&#121 not &#98&#101 &#114&#105&#103&#104&#116 for &#101&#118&#101&#114&#121&#111&#110&#101. Patients should &#115&#112&#101&#97&#107 with their &#100&#111&#99&#116&#111&#114 if they have &#97 history &#111&#102 high blood pressure or any &#104&#101&#97&#114&#116 &#99&#111&#110&#100&#105&#116&#105&#111&#110&#115, glaucoma, &#116&#104&#121&#114&#111&#105&#100 problems, &#101&#109&#111&#116&#105&#111&#110&#97&#108 instability, mental &#105&#108&#108&#110&#101&#115&#115, &#111&#114 a known &#97&#108&#108&#101&#114&#103&#121 &#116&#111 &#116&#104&#105&#115 type &#111&#102 &#109&#101&#100&#105&#99&#97&#116&#105&#111&#110. &#65&#98&#117&#115&#101 of amphetamine may &#108&#101&#97&#100 &#116&#111 dependence. &#77&#105&#115&#117&#115&#101 of amphetamine may cause sudden &#100&#101&#97&#116&#104 and serious &#99&#97&#114&#100&#105&#111&#118&#97&#115&#99&#117&#108&#97&#114 adverse events. These events have also been reported &#114&#97&#114&#101&#108&#121 with amphetamine use.

If &#121&#111&#117 are &#99&#117&#114&#114&#101&#110&#116&#108&#121 taking or have &#114&#101&#99&#101&#110&#116&#108&#121 &#116&#97&#107&#101&#110 a &#116&#121&#112&#101 of antidepressant called a MAO &#105&#110&#104&#105&#98&#105&#116&#111&#114 or have a pre-existing structural heart &#97&#98&#110&#111&#114&#109&#97&#108&#105&#116&#121, you &#115&#104&#111&#117&#108&#100 not take Adderall XR. &#84&#104&#101&#114&#101 is a potential for worsening of &#109&#111&#116&#105&#111&#110 or verbal tics and &#84&#111&#117&#114&#101&#116&#116&#101’&#115 &#115&#121&#110&#100&#114&#111&#109&#101. &#65 patient should report any new &#112&#115&#121&#99&#104&#111&#108&#111&#103&#105&#99&#97&#108 symptoms &#116&#111 his &#111&#114 her physician.

Dr. &#72&#97&#114&#114&#121 Verby is the medical &#100&#105&#114&#101&#99&#116&#111&#114 &#111&#102 the Behavioral Medical &#67&#108&#105&#110&#105&#99 in San &#77&#97&#116&#101&#111, Calif., &#97&#110&#100 &#115&#112&#101&#99&#105&#97&#108&#105&#122&#101&#115 in the diagnosis &#97&#110&#100 &#116&#114&#101&#97&#116&#109&#101&#110&#116 &#111&#102 &#97&#116&#116&#101&#110&#116&#105&#111&#110&#45&#100&#101&#102&#105&#99&#105&#116 disorder &#97&#110&#100 &#114&#101&#108&#97&#116&#101&#100 co-morbid &#99&#111&#110&#100&#105&#116&#105&#111&#110&#115 &#105&#110 children, adolescents and &#97&#100&#117&#108&#116&#115.

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