A review of SENCo and GP attitudes towards ADHD
Within the general population in the UK, it still appears that some attitudes towards the actual existence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) remain sceptical. The media often provide conflicting views that confuse and incite much disinformation regarding the issue. A number of key professionals are involved in terms of ADHD detection, management and treatment. Two of the most influential and significant groups involved in the process are school special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCos) and family GPs. This article reports on a recent study of their approach to ADHD.
ADHD in practice 2009; 1(2): 4–7
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