Month: April 2013

Are we confusing ADHD with sleep deprivation?

Says for some people – especially children – sleep deprivation does not necessarily cause lethargy; instead they become hyperactive or unfocused A leading U.S doctor believes that many cases of diagnosed ADHD are in fact sleeping disorders in disguise. Vatsal

Congress Rewrites IDEA Funding Rule

By Michelle Diament – A small change tucked inside a government spending bill this month may have big implications for special education. Lawmakers included language clarifying the penalties that states may face if they fail to adequately fund education programs

Child Mental Disorders Parents Know Your Rights About ADD, ADHD, Bipolar

  Parents are quite simply not being given accurate information about psychiatric labels (mental disorders) or the drugs being prescribed to ‘treat’ their children. Millions of kids have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), BiPolar disorder, OCD, Social

Separate Classrooms vs. Inclusion: A Case Study

Michael Phillips spent the happiest four years of his life at Plant High. He shattered the curve in American Government. He could talk his principal into almost anything. He shot pictures and designed the school newspaper “I loved Plant,” he