Copyright © February 2010
Does your child or the child of someone you know and love display hyperactivity symptoms? Do they have trouble staying focused? Have they been diagnosed or has it been suggested that it may be ADHD? Whatever your reason for reading this article, buckle your seatbelt and get ready to unhook from the mainstream ideas about ADHD and these gifted children.
Did you know that an estimated 5-10% of children ages 6-17 have been “diagnosed” with ADHD. It is also estimated that 2.5 million or more children are on drugs to manage the symptoms of ADHD. Why are the numbers so high and constantly increasing? Why do so many children have a brain that is different and labeled as ADHD? Have you ever asked these questions?