The most recent estimate of the total number of U.S. children diagnosed with ADHD is 5.4 million
Posted by: Sue Atkins
The most recent estimate of the total number of U.S. children diagnosed with ADHD is 5.4 million, as of 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Consider what it means to have that many children now classified as distracted to the point of disability. As the numbers of diagnosed children have skyrocketed, we’ve labelled the kids but not the place where they’re getting into the most trouble: the classroom.
Read this fascinating personal account by Katherine Ellison We’re not paying enough attention to ADHD in The Washington Post
What are your experiences and thoughts ?