1 In 9 U.S. Schoolchildren Diagnosed With ADHD

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•14 Apr 3, 2013

Eleven percent of American children between the ages of 4 and 17 have received a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, with two-thirds of those diagnosed taking prescription stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin to treat their behavioral issues. What do you think?

  • “It’s because of the way we raise kids today, with all the Power Ranger toys and Sega Mega Drives.”

    Barry Cordella –
    Baseball Glove Shaper

  • “Hey, whatever it takes to get them coloring inside those lines.”

    Robin Marfiak –
    Campground Caretaker

  • “Huh?”

    Reynaldo Evangelatos –
    Tugboat Mate