Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Is Often Misdiagnosed

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Why Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is Often Misdiagnosed

Prepared for

John Schuler

Director

National Parent’s Association

Duval County School Board

Jacksonville, FL 32456

Prepared by

Kiana-Brooke Freeman

Keiser University

Jacksonville, FL 32216

January 23, 2015

6430 Southpoint Parkway

Suite #100

Jacksonville, FL 32216

January 23, 2015

John Schuler

Director

National Parent’s Association

Duval School Board

Jacksonville, FL 32456

Dear Mr. Schuler,

Here is the report you requested in November on why Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is often misdiagnosed. It has come to our attention that if we reanalyze
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This will also decrease the number of children that may be affected due to improper use of medications such as methylphenidate, amphetamine, or dextroamphetamine.

The information contained in this report came from online sources, as well as the Keiser University Library. We appreciate the time you took to review this report.

Thank you for the opportunity to conduct research to address this issue that is affecting children all over the Country. We do appreciate the opportunity to help not only parents, but children as well. Our children are the future and it is up to us to make sure that they receive the proper care that they need.

If you have any questions regarding this report, please do not hesitate to ask.

Sincerely,

Kiana-Brooke Freeman

kianabrooke@gmail.com i

Table of Contents

Letter of Transmittal……………………………………………………………………………… i

Executive Summary………………………………………………………………………………iii

Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………..1

Problem……………………………………………………………………………………1

Purpose and Scope......….………………………………………………………………....1

Assumptions….....................................................................................................................1

History of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder……………………………………………...2

Signs and Symptoms………………………………………………………………………………2

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