Child Behavior Community
adhd
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to child behavior, discipline (behavior management), parent-child communications, and social development.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

adhd

is it safe for my 7 year old to play with 14 year old adhd child they seem to get along as older child is very imature and young child mature?
Related Discussions
  • ADHD (2 replies):
    At what age can a child be accurately diagnosed with ADH...[more]
  • adhd (6 replies):
    my 3 year old will not sit still. and wont stay quiet.i ...[more]
  • Is 7 too young? (4 replies):
    Hello. My brother is 7 years old. I think he has ADHD bu...[more]
  • ADHD Stealing/lying (1 replies):
    Mother of 13 year old girl with severe ADHD and CAPD. S...[more]
  • adhd & odd (5 replies):
    when should tell the child about adhd & odd, it been 3 m...[more]
5 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
535822_tn?1417529476
Well I dont think the ADHD would be a problem unless the child is prone to rages, personally I would supervise the play, the age gap is large and it may be good to encourage your child to play with children nearer his/her age group .good luck
Blank
973741_tn?1342346373
I agree.  I don't think the adhd is not the issue and it is true that many kids with adhd have some social skills problems and find younger kids easier to deal with.  However, that is a huge age difference.  What exactly does a 14 year old still "play" that would interest a 7 year old.  We had an 11 year old that lived close to us that jumped on the trampoline with my young boys (then age 4/5 and 5/6).  But I wouldn't let them go off and play by themselves.  So, I don't think it is ideal as it is a big age difference.  Running around in the yard, playing a neighborhood game, etc. okay. But true play mates, it would be better for your son to look for age mates.  Just my opinion.  
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Child Behavior Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Children's Health Answerers
134578_tn?1433306113
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
13167_tn?1327197724
Blank
RockRose
Austin, TX
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Sandman2
San Pedro, CA
3149845_tn?1435685023
Blank
Life360
fort lauderdale, FL