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Unformatted text preview: the information provided. Tommy, who was aggressive, a loner, bully, etc. was easy to distinguish from ADHD because of those characteristics. I could see how it could be difficult to decipher between the two if the teacher has not spent enough time with the student or maybe the classroom is too big to give the adequate attention to the students. They each have a few characteristics which could lead you to believe it is actually the other. The best way to determine the correct diagnoses is to discuss the issues with the parents. Once the child has had an assessment done and has seen a doctor, the results will be more accurate. From that point, behavioral modifications can be made and medicine can also assist in the process, if needed....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course AED-222 aed-222 taught by Professor Kitchens during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10