Overdiagnosis in Children

From Mad in Italy: “Consider also that almost all neuropsychiatric diagnoses are based on pneumatic nothingness, a series of tests that rarely consider the physiological scholastic difficulty, and above all the emotional dimension of the child. The medical diagnosis is the only card that allows the dull teacher to manage a child, otherwise nothing.

The limit is not the child’s, it’s theirs, and they haven’t understood it yet, neither they nor many others. Many teachers, not all, I continue to reiterate, show off the path of neurodiagnosis as if they were doctors: HERE IS THE NECESSITY TO LEARN MORE, and many parents give in, almost all of them do not know that neurodiagnosis is not obligatory, they carry out it, out of fear and loss.”

Read the full article here and the translation here.