AED 222.The Controversy of Medication.Week3.Day7

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The Controversy of Medication 1 The Controversy of Medication In the United States, the rate of children being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Emotional and Behavioral Disorder (EBD) is at an alarming increase, along with overmedication. Early identification has allowed for early intervention, which is children being identified as early as pre-school. The question, is early identification at such a young age leading to misdiagnoses? There are many benefits for children who are identified allowing for early help; however there are many controversies with the medication being used to help the children. I believe early identification is the key for identifying and helping children to succeed in school and in life. However, I do believe at such a young age of 3 labeling a child with ADHD and EBD may be too soon. Beside parents and teachers answering a
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The Controversy of Medication 2 multiple questionnaire, there needs to be a close look at evaluating the child in and out of the home and in person. What is the home environment like, what is the reward and
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course AED 222 222 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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