The number of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) has risen exponetntially over the years.
As New York Times recently reported, nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are many misconceptions of what causes it: Eating to much sugar, watching too much television, poor parenting, or a chaotic family environment.
The incorrect presumptions are plentiful, this Infographic from Special Education Degree Guide goes through the history of the condition and aims to demystify some of the ignorance on ADHD. Take a look:
Source: Special Education Degree Guide