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School Policy Is Definitely Leading to the Misdiagnosis of ADHD

School Policy Is Definitely Leading to the Misdiagnosis of ADHD

My Sunday print column dealt with a report from Harvard researchers indicating that children, particularly males, with August birthdays have a much higher rate of being diagnosed with ADHD than children with birthdays in other months. Why is it happening? In his 2008 book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell noted that a disproportionate number of professional hockey

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