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posted: Thursday May 30th - 10:14am
When Parents Became a Force for Change
It’s been 50 years since parents stood up for their “learning different” kids and got laws passed to protect them.
Fifty years ago, on April 6, 1963, a group of concerned parents convened a conference in Chicago to discuss a shared frustration: They all had children who were struggling in school, the cause of which was generally believed to be laziness, lack of intelligence, or just bad parenting. This group of parents knew better. They understood that their children were bright and just as...
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posted: Thursday May 23rd - 12:05pm
DSM-V: The Last Word on Mental Health
There are lots of changes in the just-released mental health manual. Find out what they are.
posted: Tuesday May 21st - 1:53pm
We're Spending More on ADHD
A new analysis shows that ADHD diagnoses and medication and pharmacy expenses are spiking throughout the U.S.
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Treating ADHD Preschoolers: Many Doctors Don’t Follow the Guidelines
Too many specialists prescribe medication first, instead of behavior therapy.
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