Acceptance

There are countless days when I just want to give up parenting a child with ODD (oppositional defiant disorder). If this were an adult with ODD, we would have the option of just walking away and never turning back. But when it is your child affected by this disorder, that’s just not an option. My […]

IEP & Section 504 Plans

If your child has been diagnosed with a mental health disorder or any condition that impacts his/her school performance, it is very important to know what your options & rights are with regard to special education.  There are 14 different categories of disability under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).  Most mental health related disorders […]