The CDC puts the number of children diagnosed with ADHD at 11 percent (6.4 million children) in the U.S. (If you compare this number with what was said about the total number of LDs, you will see the level of discrepancy that is out there. Let’s just say it’s high.) Behind every ADHD label is a right-brained child. What do we need to know about right-brained children that will help us better understand those children diagnosed with ADHD? Is it simply an environment problem? An expectation problem? If these children are placed in well-matched learning environments, does the ADHD lessen or disappear? These posts will help explore these ideas.

The ADHD Push-Back