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Attorney, Derek Braslow, a founding partner of Pogust, Braslow, & Millrood and a Board member of Ablechild, a non profit organization which promotes children’s rights is available to comment on Connecticut Elementary school shooting. Derek T. Braslow, has been a featured speaker and moderator on the topics of clinical trials, bioethics and pharmaceutical litigation and policy, federal preemption, antidepressants and suicide and birth defects at conferences sponsored by the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology. Additionally, he has testified before the FDA’s Psychopharmacologic Drug Advisory Committee regarding the risk of suicide and antidepressants and has been counsel to numerous clients who have testified before the FDA’s Subcommittees regarding the deadly risks of ADHD drugs and antidepressants for children and adolescents.

Derek will comment on issues relating to psychiatric drugs and their direct role in school shootings. He is available to discuss mental health policy on the FDA regulatory level and the importance of the MedWatch Program, informed consent and how it relates to public safety.

To learn more about Derek, a tireless advocate for justice, please click links and read information.



For more information contact Sheila Matthews, Founder Ablechild.org at
203-253-0329 or Derek Braslow, 8 Tower Bridge, Suite 1520, 161 Washington Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428, 610-941-4204.


Sheila Matthew’s Able Child:


An American Tragedy:
The Drugging of America’s children

The New Civil Rights Issue facing The American Educational System
(Informed consent & the right to refuse)

Patricia Weathers and Sheila Matthews have been featured on over a dozen national programs which include: Time Magazine, NPR Radio, CNN, The Armstrong Williams Show, John Walsh Show, Hannity Radio Show, Hannity & Colmes Television Show,  Good Morning America, NBC’s The Today's Show, USA Today, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, A&E Investigative Reports, Discovery Health, Front Cover New York Times.

Patricia Weathers was a key witness in two Congressional Hearings. Her story was documented in a New York Post Series (7 day coverage included front page cover story).

Sheila Matthews, Mother from Connecticut testified on the first law in the Country to prohibit school personnel from recommending drugs to children. Sheila Matthews and Patricia Weathers efforts have rocked the Local, State, and Federal government, questioning the validity of ADD and the drugs associated with the "treatment".

These two mothers have launched a parent support website, to inform and help parents who have been given misleading information in regards to ADHD and the recommended drug “treatment”.  Their organization is called Parents for Label & Drug Free Education.

This year they completed a taping of the Montel Williams Show where they joined forces with the Dunkle family of PA who lost their little girl to the label and drugs being marketed in the public school system.

AbleChild: Parents for Label & Drug Free Education

Patricia Weathers, President & Founder, State of New York
Sheila Matthews,  National Vice President, State of Connecticut
Tony Zizza,  Vice President, State of Georgia
Vicky Dunkle, Vice President, State of Pennsylvania
Rebecca Noble, Vice President, State of Arizon
Patricia Mark, Vice President, State of Connecticut
Tracy Gray Vice President, State of Missouri
Erika Neely, Vice President, State of California
Hideyo Kurosawa, Vice President, Japan

AbleChild has been featured in the following Television and Print media:

  • CNN
  • Today Show
  • CBS Evening News
  • Good Morning America
  • Hannity & Colmes
  • A & E Investigative Reports
  • Montel Williams Show
  • John Walsh Show
  • Discovery Health
  • Gary Null Show
  • WXIA TV NBC Atlanta
  • NBC Health Page
  • Time Magazine
  • New York Times
  • USA Today
  • G. Gordon Liddy Show
  • Sean Hannity Radio Show
  • Armstrong Williams Show
  • Martha Zoller Show WDUN
  • The Riley Report
  • Many Other Shows and Publications
  • Numerous Websites