ADHD In The Classroom Case Study

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According to statistics 11% of children 4-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD at one point in their life. In 2003 that estimate was only 7.8 percent. Boys are three time more likely to have been diagnosed with ADHD than girls (5.6 percent). In adults the rate is much lower 4%. Over the years the ADHD rates are seemingly increasing. ADHD includes a common factor for all of those who test positive from 3 to 5% of the school-age population is referred in any given year, 92% of those referred are tested, 74% of those tested are placed in special education. Numerous practices in the typical general education classroom conflict with known effective interventions for students with special learning needs. Undifferentiated large-group instruction appears
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