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White Children Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Minority Kids Are
2013-06-24 13:39:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study in the journal Pediatrics, white children are more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than minority children. The study included over 17,000 children across the United States from kindergarten to eighth grade. Researchers regularly interviewed parents regarding the child being diagnosed with the disorder. After taking confounding behavioral factors and access to...

2010-02-11 13:04:00

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Learning Lab of Brentwood will present a free seminar, ADHD Kids: Getting Along Socially, on Thursday February 18 from 12:00-1:30 PM at the Maryland Farms YMCA in Brentwood. It is the latest in a series of seminars, sponsored by the Maryland Farms YMCA, to help support parents, school teachers, administrators and counselors, therapists, and anyone who deals with children or young adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)....

2008-09-25 09:00:53

RITALIN, the controversial drug used to calm down hyperactive children, should be avoided wherever possible and not given at all to the under-fives, according to new health guidelines. Instead, parents should be taught psychological techniques for changing the behaviour of unruly children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Teachers trained in ADHD management were also urged to put their skills into practice in the classroom. (c) 2008 Evening Gazette -...

2008-09-23 00:00:26

It is the other pupils in the class we should be thinking about - those who behave and want an education. There is far too much time and money thrown at children whose poor behaviour is given a label that makes it acceptable. I think that the educational psychologists should get themselves into the classrooms and see how pupils like this boy can cause misery for many children. When I grew up there was no ADHD, naughtiness was just that and not tolerated. Let's go back to intolerance...

2008-08-21 12:01:17

PHOENIX, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical research indicates that between five and eight percent of children have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), suggesting there are more than 35,000 children in Maricopa County with this disorder. Most of these children struggle with focusing while in the classroom. Another five to 10 percent of children learn differently because of dyslexia or other learning challenges. Yet, there are few schools dedicated to providing a highly academic...

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