This CBC article opens the door for more discussion about what ADHD really is and what it means for younger aged students and boys.Â I don’t have all the answers but if a certain group is more highly represented by this “developmental disorder”, we should all be asking ourselves a few more questions; what is being done to change the environment for the child instead of the child for the environment.
‘Less mature children’ in a class are ‘inappropriately labelled and treated’: UBC researcher
Sir Ken Robinson speaks eloquently about the structure of our educational system in this YouTube clip. He touches on ADHD and offers a very intriguing editorial on how to “treat” it. Â In this time of educational upheaval, there is always more opportunity for discussion about who we are as parents, as educators, as members of this community.