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Diane Divorky discusses her book "The Myth of the Hyperactive Child: And Other Means of Child Control"

BROADCAST: Oct. 24, 1975 | DURATION: 00:55:39


Topics of discussion include privacy in education and access to school records, the use of pseudo-scientific terminology in describing children, the ways that a child's records are shared outside of the school and related race and class issues, the pharmaceutical industry and treatments, and the importance of parents refusing to allow their children to be given psychological tests without their informed consent.