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What are some of the societal views about ADHD?

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2007-09-12 04:46:17
2007-09-12 04:46:17

One of the most common, I think, is that the parent of a child who seems out of control is a bad parent. Also, one of the best management skills is to keep a structured schedule for the child--as the child grows older it is hard for him/her (and maybe teachers) to recognize that the development and use of the skills is a coping skill and not a reflection of intelligence. Actually, it is a general truism that ADD people are some of the most intelligent people on the planet--not the most stupid.

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