Are Black Boys Misdiagnosed With ADHD?

The research provides conflicting answers, and educators still aren’t sure

Ryan Fan
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As a special educator in Baltimore City, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (or ADHD) is a prevalent diagnosis among my students. You don’t have to be in a classroom long to know just how much of a sticky subject the disorder is, particularly for Black boys. Over the…

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Ryan Fan
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