How to Treat Children With ADHD Without Medication


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It seems that today when a child will not sit still in the classroom or seems to lack the ability to keep their attention focused on one thing, the diagnosis ends with ADD or ADHD. Then, the child takes prescriptions to “control” this behavior. Perhaps the solution for this child who does not behave accordingly is due to lack of attention, structure, physical activity or even sleep. Adjust these factors and avoid medication using behavioral therapy. According to athealth.com as many as 20% receive no real benefits from medication and those that do, still experience problems with ADHD.Difficulty:Moderately ChallengingInstructions Things You'll Need
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