adhd

A follow-up to the popular post titled 'Why so many kids can't sit still in school today.'

A pediatric occupational therapist says schools keep kids in their chairs far too long.

Here is Stephen Colbert's hilarious take on a New York Times story about doctors who are giving ADHD drugs to kids who don't have ADHD simply to help them focus better in school. A doctor was quoted as saying: "We’ve decided as a society that it’s too expensive to modify the kid’s environment. So we have to modify the kid."

David Bernstein questions the value of compliance.