A survey from the National Center for Learning Disabilities and Understood.org finds a teaching corps that lacks confidence in their ability to meet the needs of millions of children with disabilities in the nation's public K-12 schools, but wants the training, support, and guidance to improve.
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Reports from the parents of nearly 2,500 children and youths with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder found a gap between students with the most severe symptoms and those who get any school-based interventions.
December 24, 2018
Catch up with popular stories that you may have missed in 2018, including articles on teacher shortages, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and classroom practice.
November 29, 2018
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown more diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among kindergarten students who start school just before a Sept. 1 school enrollment cutoff date.
December 23, 2016
Extended testing time or frequent breaks did not appear to help students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better on a standardized test, a new study found.
November 02, 2016
A study from the Center for Autism Research finds autistic children may be over-diagnosed with ADHD, partly because a common ADHD screening tool may mistake autism-related social impairments for inattention.
July 27, 2016
The guidance, released on the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, reminds schools of their obligations to students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
May 03, 2016
Behavior therapy, not medicine, is the recommended first step for children ages 2-5 with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but three-quarters are taking ADHD medication.
March 21, 2016
A study finds that children who are younger than their grade-level peers more often are diagnosed with and medicated for ADHD. Here's some key takeaways.
December 08, 2015
While white males still make up the largest number of children and youth with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the rate of growth among white males is outstripped by the rate of growth among girls and among Hispanics, according to a new study.