Hyperactivity, or constant fidgeting, is one of the other things that make the ADD child have difficulty focusing. A. child with ADD or ADHD may seem to always be in motion. They might tap their fingers, jiggle their feet, or squirm in their seats. Often, this type of behavior is distracting in a school setting. Children with ADD may benefit from sitting off to the side of the classroom so as not to distract their classmates. The ADD child is a ball of energy, wanting to bounce, move, and play. They'll seem to flit from one activity to the next and have trouble sitting still for long. Finding hobbies or sports that are active but straightforward can help kids with ADD burn off excess energy.
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