Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) are diagnosed in American youth at a rate much higher than their same-age peers in other countries. The relationship between education and treating ADD/ADHD with stimulant medication is expanded upon here, in the context of “poisonous pedagogies” and the intersectional relationships between different social-ecological layers of society. The role of mindfulness training is explored in this chapter, as one solution to this problem.
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