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    Behavioral Drug Use

    Parents, educators and medical experts testified about psychiatric disorders such as attention deficit disorder/ attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD); the role of schools in…

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    Special Education Funding

    Ms. Heumann talked about special education funding for U.S. schools. She discussed the importance of education in providing a way for special needs youth to develop life skills…

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    Mental Health Issues

    Medical experts talked about a White House initiative to curb the amount of psychotropic drugs prescribed to children under six. They said that while they may help some children, drugs…

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    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Joined by Secretary Riley and several disabled persons, President Clinton signed the Individuals with Disabilities Education reauthorization act of 1997. This bill renews a law first…

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    U.N. Women's Conference: One Year Later

    A national teleconference on women, girls and their well-being was held to explore what progress had been made in the year since the United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing. The…

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