Video: Pros and cons of video games for kids with ADHD

With choices from Minecraft to Mario Kart, today’s kids can spend hour after hour gaming. But are video games good or bad for kids? Are there any benefits? And what about for kids with ADHD?

Hear from Jodi Gold, MD, a child and teen 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. She talks about the pros and cons of video games for kids with ADHD, and what families should keep an eye on.

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