Video: The Pros and Cons of Video Games for Kids With ADHD (Understood.org)
From Minecraft to Mario Kart, today’s tweens and teens can spend a lot of their free time gaming. But are video games good or bad for these kids? And what about for a child with ADHD?
Hear from Jodi Gold, M.D., a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist and author of Screen-Smart Parenting: How to Find Balance and Benefit in Your Child’s Use of Social Media, Apps, and Digital Devices, on the benefits and drawbacks of video games. Plus, learn about some of the extra challenges that parents of kids with ADHD should look out for.