CPS seizes child after parents challenge ADHD diagnosis

Natural News – by Amy Goodrich

An Ohio couple, Christian and Katie Maple, lost custody of one of their children after they disagreed with the school’s mental health assessment of their child.

Camden Maple, a seven-year-old boy, has five siblings and enjoys Star Wars, Pokémon, football, video games, and Legos. He loves to write stories and draws comic books. While this sounds like an ordinary, creative, imaginative American little boy who can, according to his mom, be “rambunctious” at times, his school said that he needed mental health help. 

While the school diagnosed him with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), his parents, who know him better than anyone else, believe that his “rambunctious” actions stem mostly from boredom and not being challenged in the classroom. Camden has been tested a full grade above his current one and often finishes assignments before the rest of the class. When he spends the extra time doodling, Camden gets punished for his creativity.

Does that make him a disobedient or bad child? According to administrators at the public Bowman Primary School in Lebanon, Ohio, it does. They insisted that Camden is “mentally unstable” and needs professional mental health assistance to deal with his disability.

“We as parents do not have the problems the school claims to have with him, at home. We know how to deal with a rambunctious 7 year old, but the school is content with making him believe that he is a bad child; we disagree,” the Maples said.

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Following an incident at school, Christian and Katie were called to pick up their son. He had been a little disruptive in class and told one of the school counselors that he wanted to “erase himself from the earth” because he was a bad kid.

Instead of seeking professional mental health help, the Maples decided to have an extended conversation with their son first, sorting out the issues on a family level. As reported by his parents, there was no reason for concern. During their long talk, Camden explained that he did not want to hurt himself and just said it because he was upset and wanted to see what the counselor would say. His parents added that before this statement, Camden never said anything about harming himself.

The school thinks he is ADHD; we as parents disagree,” the Maples explained. “We believe that it stems mostly from boredom and not being challenged in the classroom. The school has tried on several occasions to get us to have him diagnosed, so that he can be medicated.”

The Maples made suggestions to his teachers about how to handle Camden. They explained that Camden doodles or becomes restless because he is bored, not because he has ADHD. Their comments and suggestions all got ignored, and the school decided to call Child Protective Services (CPS), accusing them of “health neglect.”

After several visits to their home, eight police officers surrounded the couple’s house on March 3, 2017, and took Camden away based on false accusations and ADHD diagnosis. Rather than addressing the issues – by skipping a grade or giving him extra assignments – the CPS abducted a healthy, little boy from his loving family, stamped him with the label of a mental disease, and put him on damaging ADHD medication and mandatory therapy.

Camden never showed any signs of depression or the intention to hurt himself or others. He is just too smart for his age and bored. Nonetheless, the school called the CPS when the Maples did not comply with their demand to get their child diagnosed with ADHD and medicated.

The Maples are still fighting to get their son back and wonder if they fell victim to a money greedy school that wanted funding by having him diagnosed as a special needs child.

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6 thoughts on “CPS seizes child after parents challenge ADHD diagnosis

  1. Why was that child or any child for that matter in a communist run public school?

    It is not the states job to educate but to indoctrinate.

    I’ve heard the excuses as to why parents part with their off spring for 7 hrs. per day. Not one minute is acceptable, imo.

    Just one inappropriate touch to a child could be the incident that wrecks their life.

    Why anyone would ever trust another person, outside of trusted family, with the care of their children is foolish to say the least.

    I hope this family gets their son back.

  2. I liken the public school systems to voting. If parents stop participating they will cease to exist, and then the 95% of property taxes that I’ve personally been forced to pay for some irresponsible parents child will cease to exist and the child will get a better education from their parents.
    Homeschooling is always the better option considering the condition of the country.

    Have never utilized the institution yet am liable.
    Not a penny was handed to me to provide the materials needed to educate my own because I’m not a commie.

      1. Would a person put their 90 yr. old ma or pa on the streets of Chicago and expect them to defend themselves?

        These children are babies that are being put into the prison walls of the system and the guards intend to see to it that they march in lock step with the systems agenda.

  3. Excuse me, but where were all of the “good” pigs I keep hearing about? Eight piggies surrounded this family’s home and kidnapped their child and not a “good” cop to be found to intervene.

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