2rfireproof
2rfireproof asks:
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My 8 year old son has ADHD and is constantly fighting with his sister to get her electronics from her. Is he ready for his own DSI game player?

In Topics: Technology and my child, ADHD & attention issues
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Feb 28, 2012
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What the Expert Says:

Dear 2rfireproof:

Eight years old is not a good time to add more electronics.  Assuming he is a good student, you may consider small hand held games or IPad games.  The issue is really sharing with his sister.  Work on the sharing and reward good behavior. Don't focus on the games.

Good luck.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics

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