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ERIC Number: EJ474391
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0014-4029
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as a Disability Category: A Critique.
Reid, Robert; And Others
Exceptional Children, v60 n3 p198-214 Dec-Jan 1994
This article notes efforts to include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a formal disability category and challenges the validity of assumptions that ADHD is a psychiatric disorder and is characterized by academic difficulties. Social and cultural factors are seen as fueling the perceived need for the ADHD category. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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