It has been quite some time since the studies on Attention-Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder had begun, but despite the many discoveries about thedisorder and its nature, a lot of people are still confused and unsure of what itreally is. Due to the inadequate dissemination of information, the disorder acquired a certain kind of stigma.There are four major points about awareness on Attention-Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder that the study covers namely,
the common misconceptions about ADHD that teachers have,
the level of awareness on ADHD of public school teachers
the necessity to reeducate the public school teachers on ADHD
the receptivity of public school teachers to the idea of making room for achild with ADHD in their class.The following are the researchers’ hypotheses:
There is a significant level of misinformation about Attention Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder among the elementary public school teachers inQuezon City thus the teachers hold many misconceptions about thedisorder especially on the nature of the disorder as well as its causes.2)Public schools nowadays are not updated on the new developments onthe conditions that can affect student learning such as ADHD and mostteachers have very little idea about ADHD.