When living with ADHD, impulsivity, distractibility, difficulty focusing, and restlessness are common symptoms that can impact the over-use of technology. With consistent interruptions and bouncing between devices, each media-related task gets partial attention. In a world where we crave human connection, we feel drained, cheated, and frustrated. Here are three strategies to help you address technology overuse when living with ADHD.
Many adults and parents living with ADHD are anxious and concerned about their experience with a magnetic attraction to the internet, mobile technology, and videogames. Here are four strategies you can put into place to monitor and curb screen time when living with ADHD.
“I just want to tell you one more thing before I go to bed!” “Can I have a banana? I’m hungry!” “I need to cuddle the dog one more time.” “I barely got any screen time!” Settling down to bed, staying there, and surrendering to sleep can be challenging for our kids with ADHD.