NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 03, 1991
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.
(Columbus, Mississippi: Robert Bazell) Attention deficit disorder (ADD), which prevents children from concentrating, examined; classroom scenes shown from Columbus, Mississippi. [Teacher Myra COX, mother Sharon NABORS - describe Walter Maxwell's behavior.] [Columbus psychologist Dr. Judith SCOTT - comments.] [Atlanta specialist Edna COPELAND - says public schools must make accommodations for ADD kids.] Cost of dealing with ADD kids noted. [National Association of School Boards president Arlene PENFIELD - comments.] Parents of ADD kids noted lobbying Congress for legislation to force schools to treat ADD. [Children with ADD president Sandra THOMAS - comments.] [In a seminar, Ron WALKER - explains ADD.] [NABORS - talks about son's treatment.]
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Phone number for ADD information given.
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