The uses and abuses of the history of hyperactivity

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This chapter discusses the uses and abuses of the history of hyperactivity. It is part of a collection of essays which seek to provide school practitioners with knowledge that is useful within the educational context to improve the educational experiences and outcomes for children who might otherwise receive a diagnosis of ADHD.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication(De)constructing ADHD
Subtitle of host publicationCritical guidance for teachers and teacher educators
EditorsLinda Graham
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPeter Lang AG
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameDisability Studies in Education
PublisherPeter Lang


  • education
  • ADHD
  • hyperactivity
  • medical history
  • teacher education


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