Don’t Have ADHD? Meds Won’t Improve Grades

The National Resource Center on ADHD (NRCA)** August 17, 2017 ADHD Weekly,  reports that the rumored effects of taking stimulant medication as a as a study or test-taking aid in their quest for higher grades is a false promise.

According to researchers, these medications cannot be seen as improving academic achievement, instead, the medications address the symptoms that prevent the student diagnosed with ADHD from achieving the student’s potential.  For the individual without ADHD or ADD, stimulant medication has no positive benefit as a study or test-taking aid.

To read the entire article, visit: Don’t Have ADHD? Meds Won’t Improve Grades

**The NRCA is  a program of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

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WINAHEAD is made up of representatives from twenty-nine institutions. Our members are professionals employed by two- and four-year colleges and universities who work directly with students with disabilities to ensure equal access to higher education. WIN indicates the geographic area we represent: Western Iowa and Nebraska. AHEAD is our national parent organization, the Association on Higher Education and Disability.
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