We suggest this…
for an alternative to the medical model of ADD/ADHD – to explore the relationship between scattered attention, the social and cultural environment, and a child’s experiences. It’s suitable whether or not you have a formal diagnosis of AD(H)D.
It’s important to note that Maté is not suggesting we regress to finding fault and blaming parents for a child’s difficulties. He is far too smart for that and it’s much more complicated than that. Maté has ADD as do his children, his compassion goes in all directions, and he offers a no blame, win:win scenario for personal, familial and societal health and development.
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