ERIC Number: EJ487975
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Issues in the Definition and Classification of Attention Deficit Disorder.
Shaywitz, Sally E.; And Others
Topics in Language Disorders, v14 n4 p1-25 Aug 1994
This discussion of issues of definition and classification of attention deficit disorder (ADD) emphasizes the heterogeneity of the diagnosis, the overlap of ADD with reading disability, and lack of consistency across studies. A systematic classification study is proposed to develop a unitary, empirically derived classification for ADD. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: ADD and Its Relationship to Spoken and Written Language.