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Beyond ADHD: a consideration of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and pedagogy in Australian Schools

Prosser , Brenton

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A psycho-medical discourse that explains behavioural dysfunction through neurological deficit has dominated debate about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, if only medical questions are asked, only medical answers will be found, resulting in more or less drug treatment. When behavioural dysfunction results in impairment within home, school and work settings, it is also important to include educational and sociological considerations of what defines these differences as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/58304
Source: International Journal of Inclusive Education
DOI: 10.1080/13603110701683147

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