PROS
- research-based, proven way to focus students
- biological imbalance that can be offset wit the correct medication
- medication allows students to be more attentive in class
- statistic: 75 % of ADHD children show improvement in symptoms after treatment??
- not a gateway drug (in terms of addictiveness/dependency)
- not medicating can be a bigger risk than medicating
- advantages out-weigh disadvantages in more severe cases
- can be a comfort to a child to feel more in control
- can improve a child’s confidence, self-esteem, empowerment about choices in their life

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