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Both teachers and family have a major impact on the learning process and upbringing of children diagnosed with ADHD. This means that children primarily interact with teachers and parents whom they trust with their most basic needs. Foley’s (2010) study was a designed to assess families with children with and without ADHD. The study, which consisted of a sample of 55 children (36 boys and 19 girls) all between the ages of 6 to 11 years of age and their primary caregivers, was used to collect data. The ADHD Group consisted of 32 children and the Comparison Group consisted of 23 children that were not diagnosed with ADHD. Families willingly consented to the study. And once the consent and legal issues were cleared, data collection occurred in two phases. The family was first given a packet containing a demographic and family assessment worksheet. The parents were asked to complete the questionnaire about the children and return them to the researcher in a premade addressed envelope. The second phase of the data collection consisted of short
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For those who assume care of these children, family member and even teachers describe feeling overwhelmed by the stress of responsibility. Dolgun et al. (2013) used a survey method to determine the quality of life with children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The survey was conducted with 70 children between the ages of 9 to 12 who are currently in elementary school. Two types of questionnaires were given to the participants each taking less than 20 minutes. The first was a Quality of Life Scale consisting of 30 questions consisting of ‘completely false’ to ‘completely true’ style answers. The second was the Piers-Harris Children’s Self-Concept Scale composed of 80 ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answers. These surveys outlined high or low quality of life perception and high or low negative
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