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A nicely balanced and well-informed article by Melinda Wenner Moyer.
Here’s a handy anatomy of ADHD, complete with treatment options. The key point: people are different, and not all ADHD diagnoses are the same. We need to attend to individual differences if we want to help all our students learn.
Yes. Ask Canada. Or, better still, gather data from 30,000 Canadian high school students.
The brain is an incredible machine with immense potential. When we are born, our brains are wired to learn from, and adapt to, our environment. Given what we know about the brain’s unique malleability in the first years of life,