Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: Schools and the Challenge of LD and ADHD Misdiagnoses (Information Resource)

Description: Increasing use of terms such as learning disabilities (LD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has resulted in inappropriately assigning these diagnoses to too many students with common learning and behavior problems. Schools are struggling to reduce misdiagnoses through processes such as Response to Intervention (RTI). As an essential facet of meeting the challenge, this information resource puts LD and ADHD into the broader perspective of common learning and behavior problems.

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/ldmisdiagnoses.pdf.  59kb; 9pp