21 Sep '11, 2am

ADD a "Paddleable Offense," Says Perry | Care2 Causes

ADD a "Paddleable Offense," Says Perry | Care2 Causes

ADD is a “paddleable offense ,” Texas Governor Rick Perry wrote in his 2008 book , On My Honor: Why the American Values of the Boy Scouts Are Worth Fighting For . His statement is a throwback to a less well-informed, and certainly less compassionate era. Nearly 1 in 10 children today are diagnosed with ADHD according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease and Control. Many children take medication to address symptoms including difficulty concentrating and impulsivity; while many parents are concerned that children with ADHD and ADD are overmedicated, I can’t think of anyone who thinks that corporal punishment is the answer to treating these disabilities. Now I can cite Perry. In his book, the presidential candidate self-diagnoses himself with “severe Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).” His suggestions for addressing the challenges of ADD are, first of all, the rigo...

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