vrijdag 20 juni 2008

NICE regulations on ADHD Medication and All in the Mind

John sent a link to this week’s All in the mind, a BBC radio programme, in which children talk about how their ADHD medication helps them. The program coincides with new Nice (National Council for Clinical Excellence in UK) regulations on prescription of ADHD medications for children.

You can listen here-http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/allinthemind.shtml.

The relevant section is about ten minutes in.

A blanket, knee jerk ban on ritalin for under fives worries me, for children with serious problems it can help them gain skills within the critical period. Read how my grandson learnt to speak -

A happy,happy Day

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