Posts Tagged ‘ADHD’

Mary J. Ruwart, Ph.D. is a former pharmaceutical research scientist and Assistant Professor of Surgery. She has worked extensively with the disadvantaged in low-income housing and was a contender for the 1992 Libertarian Party Vice-Presidential nomination. Her scientific, political, and community activities have been profiled in several prestigious biographical works, including American Men and Women of Sciences, World’s Who’s Who of Women, International Leaders in Achievement, and Community Leaders of America (57:22):

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A 70-page report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) titled, “Impairing Education: Corporal Punishment of Students with Disabilities in U.S. Public Schools,” shows that disabled students “face corporal punishment in public schools at disproportionately high rates,” including beatings. The ACLU and HRW are calling for “an immediate moratorium on corporal punishment in U.S. public schools”.

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