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Old 02-17-2010, 11:48 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by suecq View Post
I learned to knit when I was 5 years old. Last summer I taught a 9 year old girl with ADD. It was remarkable. She would sit wioth me for extended periods of time and knit. This is a child who is constantly in motion and always yelling. She is a neighbor's child and the entire neighborhood was surprised to see her sitting quietly with me.
I wonder if there have been studies on this sort of thing. Kids with ADD doing crafts to keep them focused. I wonder what the results would be.
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