A new study from Duke University, which appears in the Journal of Attention Disorders issue, finds the age at which attention problems arise makes a critical difference in a child's later academic performance.
The study tackled first and second grades; but future researchers would do well to look at kindergarten as well. The data for the study was gathered spanning two decades.
Chris Blackwood is the founder of Helping Neighbourhoods Implement Change, a social enterprise that offers transformational mentoring to help change the lives of at-risk youth within the Canadian society.
Difference between First and Second Grade Attention Problems More Profound