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ADHD 'queue jumpers' debate

2nd September 2009

A leading attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) expert has warned that allowing children with attention-deficit disorders to "queue jump" at theme parks could be doing them more harm than good.

Children with ADHD are given passes in most theme parks if they can prove they have the condition as a move to reduce the stress of waiting for them. But Professor Katya Rubia, of London's Institute of Psychiatry, said it was important such children learned to deal with the experience of waiting.


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Article Information

Title: ADHD 'queue jumpers' debate
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 12532
Date Added: 2nd Sep 2009


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