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christienc posted:
I would love some suggestions on how to help teachers and adm. staff in my son's middle school to better understand Bipolar. Have had a sit-down meeting, handed out information. I still get the same comments - he could behave better - he won't be still - wants to fidget all the time (I don't think they've read the material - have they?)
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momuv4girls responded:
That's great you've given them material to read, but a bummer they haven't taken in to heart. Have you looked into CABF, and all the info. regarding learning they have online?

Does your son have an IEP in place?

-Kathleen
 
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glizm responded:
I wish I had a good answer for you. My son was diagnosed @ the age of 8. He is still not on an IEP and his new middle school hasn't even followed through with the 504 he was on. I have given materials to the old school too. They just humor you and act like the know more than you do. I actually had one principal tell me it was hormones and he might mature over the summer. Yay, the lack of confidence I have in the school systems and mental health field is disturbing. If you find any good answers, please pass them along. I'm worn out from the constant struggle.


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