Early ADHD treatment helps kids do better in math

Here is another "rewrite" of the early intervention article that some may find easier to understand:

"New research from Iceland suggests kids who get early treatment for their attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder don't have as much trouble on national standardized tests as those who aren't prescribed medication until age 11 or 12."

"Common medications used to treat ADHD include stimulants such as Vyvanse, Ritalin and Concerta."

"Their short-term efficacy in treating the core symptoms of ADHD -- the symptoms of hyperactivity and attention and impulsivity -- that has been established," said Helga Zoega, the lead author on the new study from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York."

The full article is here:

Early ADHD treatment helps kids do better in math

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