Originally Posted by RobJohnson
A lot of parents are manipulated by teachers and doctors into allowing their kids to be medicated. The schools are not always subtle about energetic kids-instead of sending them down to the janitor to help him for a bit (like they did with unruly boys in my day), they tell parents that unless they have a doctor see the kid and assess him for medication, the school will evaluate him for special education and give him that stigma.
I read a report that said the main problem...OH, LOOK! A BUTTERFLY!