Educators' knowledge and attitudes regarding stimulants in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Kasten1992EducatorsKA,
  title={Educators' knowledge and attitudes regarding stimulants in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={E F Kasten and Daniel L Coury and T E Heron},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1992},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={215-9}
}
Educators often are asked to provide information regarding students' responses to medication used for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We designed a questionnaire to determine the knowledge and attitudes of educators regarding stimulants. Two hundred ninety-one regular classroom and special education teachers in two Ohio school systems received the questionnaire; the overall response rate was 65%. Our findings suggest that educators generally believe stimulants… CONTINUE READING