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Stigmatizing Kids? New Law Forces Families to Disclose Student’s Mental Health Treatment - Florida Phoenix

Registering a student for public school involves submitting everything from proof of immunizations, health exams and birth certificates to details about gender, race, emergency contacts and more. But the newest registration requirement this…
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Mom Films Cops Arresting 10-Year-Old Son with Autism at School - The Huffington Post

Last week, a 10-year-old boy with autism was arrested on a warrant at his school in Okeechobee. The boy had allegedly attacked a school employee in November of 2016 and was suspended and then homebound. The boy and his family were not informed…
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Mentally Ill Could Be Charged With “Hate Crime” Under Proposed Bill - North Carolina Health News

A proposed "Blue Lives Matter" bill in North Carolina has some mental health professionals concerned. HB 181 includes a section that would classify assault against emergency personnel—law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians,…