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  1. runawaybunny

    Why school bullying prevention programs that involve peers may be harmful to victims

    School bullying has been identified as harmful to students' mental health. A number of studies have evaluated the efficacy of bullying prevention programs, finding mixed effects generally and no benefits overall for secondary school students. Looking at the specific elements of bullying...
  2. M

    First post. Child with ODD and Adhd

    Hello moms. So i just came accross this site looking on the web for advice about my daughter. Let me explain. Im 28 i have an eight year old daughter only child for now im 6 months pregnant with a boy. .shes not to happy. My daughter is diagnosed with ODD and ADHD. When she was younger...
  3. L

    In School Suspension, Alternate Placements, and Other Ramblings

    First of all, I think the use of ISS ("In School Suspension", though I'm pretty sure all of us here are pretty familiar with it) as anything more than a 1 day punishment is pretty much pointless bullshit. Even just for one day, most of our kids are probably scarcely able to tolerate it. My...
  4. Amity

    School, ABA and SSI

    We are finally making headway. Little guy went to a dr and she listened. We are starting testing with U of M. After a ton of tears, videos and melt downs he agreed to getting blood drawn. It was a Christmas Miracle kind of moment. All came back within normal parameters so now we're just...
  5. Amity

    Compulsive eating

    There is no denying it now. My 6yr old is Binge eating. I am in tears over this. I have always had body image issues and emotionally eat. So I have gone out of my way to keep my kids healthy and a healthy weight. I maybe big but they have always been slim. My son however has gone from size 4...
  6. Amity

    6yr old no formal diagnosis

    Help. Not sure if this is better here or general. My son is 6 and entering 1st grade. Another school year and no closet to an actual diagnosis than when he was 3. Each year he sees all these people and had an iep because of the special needs he has. HOWEVER, no matter how many doctors I take him...
  7. Amity

    1st grade no diagnosis

    Help. Not sure if this is better here or general. My son is 6 and entering 1st grade. Another school year and no closet to an actual diagnosis than when he was 3. Each year he sees all these people and had an iep because of the special needs he has. HOWEVER, no matter how many doctors I take him...
  8. Monica R

    Homeschooling with Conduct Disorder

    I'm not sure if I'm posting to the right place but this is the only place I found which would allow me to post. I have a 7 year old boy (we also have other kiddos) who was recently diagnosed with Conduct Disorder. He is currently on his first stay at a treatment center to get some help. He...
  9. Larkspur

    School Help

    I've come here for help for my younger brother. I am an older teen, and my parents are at a loss right now. I'm trying to get any sort of help and advice, because he is destroying his future. My brother is 13, going into 8th grade, and has high-functioning autism. He is insanely smart- but...
  10. ColoradoDad

    Disciplining after suicide attempt by daughter.

    My 16 yr old daughter gets released tomorrow from the psychiatric department at our local hospital, she's been in there for almost 6 days. She ate lots of pills and cut herself. It came as a surprise. We are making our home as suicide-safe as possible now. My wife and I spend four hours a day...
  11. Tylersmom1979

    Help for me on what to do with 14 year old

    I have a 14 year old boy. He has had issues since kindergarten and it has gotten progressively worse. Hes on vyvanse, Depakote, risperidol, adderall in the afternoon, Zoloft, and clonidine to help him sleep. He has been in and out of hospitals since last year for trying to harm himself...
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