I Suffered With ADHD As A Child And Wasn't Diagnosed Until I Was 27 Years Old
ADHD is real, and I am a real living example. I wasn’t diagnosed with ADHD until I was an adult who was teaching kids with ADHD. My family could attest t...
Pushy parents causing children to be misdiagnosed with special needs, research suggests
Children are being misdiagnosed with special educational needs (SEN) due to pressure from pushy parents, new research suggests. According to teachers, some parents want their children to be labelled as having learning difficulties such as dyslexia or attention deficit disorder (ADD), even if they do not have them, so that they receive more help and attention in the classroom and during exams. As a result, pupils with genuine needs are being overlooked, the researchers for the GL Assessment report found.
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