When New York Times bestselling
author Dr. Judith Warner set out to write her book
We’ve Got Issues, she admits she came into it with
some pretty heavy preconceived notions about the way
children are diagnosed and medicated in this country.
Like a lot of people, she believed most parents were
simply unwilling to deal with the real problems their
children had and instead wanted to just slap a label on
them, medicate them, and move on.
But after she finished her research,
she realized she got it wrong. Parents don’t want to label
their children. They don’t want to deal with stigmas and
school systems, or have anything “wrong” with their kids.
And Dr. Warner came to a different conclusion. She realized
we have a bigger problem in this country when it comes to
special-needs children – too many families who need help
can’t afford to get it.
So in this interview with her, you’ll
hear all about the shocking findings she came up with, and
the ways you can get help for your child if you suspect
there’s a problem.
You’ll Also Hear…
Where to start if you think
your child has a disorder – and what to expect the
process of diagnosing to be like
The sad state of care most
parents face with severely disabled children – and the
steps you need to take to advocate for something better
A quick peek behind the
curtain of Big Pharma – Do the tax deductions and
incentives they get really just produce shoddy research
designed to advance their own commercial interests?
A disturbing outline of how
much the average parent is looking at in costs to get
their child diagnosed – and why school systems will
likely be no help at all in this department
The real reason behind the
sudden surge in autism and mental disorder diagnoses –
and why they may not be going up as fast as most people