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An_191078 posted:
My son had a serious case of ADHD, I would take him to the doctors to try many different medications many didn't work, and some had an bad effect on my sun. I started looking for a school that would help him focus on his education as well as work his ADHD. I found this article on<a href="http://www.education.com/schoolfinder/us/utah/west-jordan/west-ridge-acad-boys-ranch/">west ridge academy in utah</a> which talked about there program. Ever since he started going to school here, he's been doing a lot better,and performing well in school.
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Boyzmomee responded:
Please be careful. This program used to be called ("Boys Ranch) and is a rehabilitation/residential facility.

Research the web and you can find accusations of maltreatment. I cannot validate these claims.

However, a child with only ADHD, does not need to be separated from his/her family, friends and home to be placed in a residential treatment facility.

Parents, please do your research before you make any decisions.


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