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Airdate: Kids On Speed?

ABC1 begins a three part documentary series on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

2014-02-06_0827Tonight ABC1 begins a three part documentary series on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Kids On Speed?

Kids On Speed? is a hybrid of observational documentary, factual intervention and social experiment. Working together for the first time, a team of experts led by dynamic Clinical Psychologist Professor Mark Dadds put four families with five children suspected of having ADHD through a cutting edge evidence-based nine-week intervention program.

The stakes are high. The families are at the end of their tethers having been everywhere for help to no avail, and the experts are putting their reputations on the line as they seek a new treatment gold standard for one of the most stigmatised, misunderstood and misdiagnosed disorders affecting children today – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Kids On Speed? lifts the veil on the hidden face of ADHD, revealing the complexities, trials, tribulations and daily dilemmas of those battling this controversial label. The series challenges the stigma head on, as three ADHD experts use best practice to decide whether or not to put five young kids on stimulant medication.

8:30pm Thursday ABC1.

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