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The uses and abuses of the history of hyperactivity

Smith, Matthew (2010) The uses and abuses of the history of hyperactivity. In: (De)constructing ADHD. Disability Studies in Education . Peter Lang AG, New York.

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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.