The uses and abuses of the history of hyperactivity

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Abstract

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
Volume9

Keywords

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

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    Smith, M. (2010). The uses and abuses of the history of hyperactivity. In L. Graham (Ed.), (De)constructing ADHD: Critical guidance for teachers and teacher educators (Disability Studies in Education; Vol. 9). New York: Peter Lang AG.