The study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior found almost 30 percent of parents said they would not want their child to become friends of a child with depression. About 40 percent had the same sentiments about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Do you find that as alarming as I do? The misconceptions that surround ADHD & LD are staggering. To read this article in it's entirety go to United Press International's website. It shows how important it is to educate the world about the conditions of ADHD and LD. There is also another article on About.com written about this same study. It is worth reading as well.