The studies that have been done do not provide consistent results. It is suggested, however, that the “Western” way of eating (the Standard American Diet) plays a role and this is especially true for boys.
When my son’s preschool teacher called me and said that my three-year-old was so fidgety he kept falling off his chair, I felt like this was another level of challenge for this little one. He had been in the program for deaf children just a few weeks when I got the call. In the 1980s, attention disorders were becoming more prominent and teachers were often at their wit’s end with how to manage these kids.
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