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Teens with ADHD: More ZZZ’s, More A’s?

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Subject Health and Wellness — Healthy Living
Grade Level PreK, Kindergarten, Grades 1-12, Specialized Instructional Support Personnel
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Teens have notoriously erratic sleep behaviors. And for teens with ADHD, research suggests quality sleep may also be tougher to come by. Stephen Becker, PhD, and his colleagues conducted a study that dound teens with ADHD got less than seven hours of sleep on school nights. Becker says it’s important for parents to help their teens adopt healthy sleep habits. Becker says teachers should also be aware that sleepy teens can benefit from intervention.

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