Attention Disorder or Not, Children Prescribed Pills to Help in School – NYTimes.com

Ok Parents- love to hear your thoughts on this one……

CANTON, Ga. — When Dr. Michael Anderson hears about his low-income patients struggling in elementary school, he usually gives them a taste of some powerful medicine: Adderall…..

“I don’t have a whole lot of choice,” said Dr. Anderson, a pediatrician for many poor families in Cherokee County, north of Atlanta. “We’ve decided as a society that it’s too expensive to modify the kid’s environment. So we have to modify the kid.”……

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Attention Disorder or Not, Children Prescribed Pills to Help in School – NYTimes.com.

 

 

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