Kids get fidgety if you confine them, for example, in a chair in a classroom. That fidgeting then earns them the ADHD label and a prescription to stop their squirming. Drugging a child so that he behaves just the way you want him to behave is not the answer.
Needing to wear glasses has long been viewed as a mark of geekiness without any other real significance. “Just bad luck”, the medical experts said. “Your eyeball is just shaped wrong and there is nothing you can do about it”. Dissenting voices, especially from the fuzzier end of the alternative medical spectrum, promoted eye exercises […]