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Digital Shepherd’s Tshaka Armstrong Tells Parents About California’s SB 1411
9 years ago

Digital Shepherd’s Tshaka Armstrong Tells Parents About California’s SB 1411

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Yo California dads, do you have a teenager? Chances are that they’re on MySpace, Facebook, or some other social network. Tshaka Armstrong, Founder of Digital Shepherds, explains that California’s new “SB 1411” law will give parents tools to protect their children against cyberbullying.

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WaPo Journo Katherine Ellison Proves You Don’t Have To Rely On Your ADHD Meds (Or Even Dolphin Therapy) To Win A Pulitzer
9 years ago

WaPo Journo Katherine Ellison Proves You Don’t Have To Rely On Your ADHD Meds (Or Even Dolphin Therapy) To Win A Pulitzer

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist (and recently diagnosed victim of ADHD) Katherine Ellison takes on what she calls the “attention-disorder industrial complex.” The A-DIC (I’m not going to keep typing that mouthful of a label) is a $5 billion (U.S.) industry that is adding kids diagnosed with ADHD at the average rate of a quarter-million a year.

Ellison recalls a costly year-long adventure in ADHD treatment techniques that she and her teenage son underwent, and renders a critical look at the A-DIC. Her ultimate conclusion is that the whole thing is bullcrap. And not like you’d expect from any Pulitzer Prize-winning muckraker, she doesn’t go after big pharma, she spends most of her time badmouthing the growing segment of alternative treatments for ADHD.

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