ADHD

Read: 1 in 9 Children Received ADHD Diagnosis in 2022

1 in 9 Children Received ADHD Diagnosis in 2022

An increase in ADHD awareness, more access to resources, and the pandemic played a role in the significant increase, according to a new CDC study.

Read: College Students Must Mind Their Prescription Meds

College Students Must Mind Their Prescription Meds

Miss America 2020 reminds colleges to warn their students to keep their prescription medication in a locked, secure location.

Read: Study: ADHD Diagnosis More Likely for Youngest Kids in Class

Study: ADHD Diagnosis More Likely for Youngest Kids in Class

New research suggests younger kids in a classroom are 30 percent more likely to receive an ADHD diagnosis.

Read: Study: ADHD Medication Overdoses Increasing Among U.S. Kids

Study: ADHD Medication Overdoses Increasing Among U.S. Kids

Between 2000 and 2011, there was a 71 percent increase in calls to U.S. poison control regarding improper ingestion of ADHD medications.

Read: Researchers: 1 in 7 Children Have Some Form of Disorder

Researchers: 1 in 7 Children Have Some Form of Disorder

A study showed many children with disorders come from impoverished homes or homes where English isn’t spoken.

Read: 5 Tips on Intervening More Appropriately with Students Exhibiting Concerning Behavior

5 Tips on Intervening More Appropriately with Students Exhibiting Concerning Behavior

These tips will help you address challenging or inappropriate behavior exhibited by students, especially students with disabilities.

Read: Handcuffing and Physical Restraint on School Grounds

Handcuffing and Physical Restraint on School Grounds

Here’s a look at the issue of police officers using handcuffs and physical restraint when they’re called to schools to respond to challenging behaviors by students with disabilities.

Read: ACLU Sues SRO for Handcuffing 2 Students with Disabilities

ACLU Sues SRO for Handcuffing 2 Students with Disabilities

A Kentucky school resource officer was videotaped handcuffing two students with disabilities as a punishment for acting out in class.

Read: Study: Fidgeting Helps Students with ADHD

Study: Fidgeting Helps Students with ADHD

Researchers urge schools to let students with ADHD move more to help them focus.

Read: 8 Ways to Respond to Student ADHD Drug Abuse

8 Ways to Respond to Student ADHD Drug Abuse

Training about misuse of prescriptions and revised policies regarding diagnosis, treatment and drug diversion can help to address this issue.

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