10 Aug '11, 8pm

Mother Kills Self, Autistic Son, In Despair Over School Placement | Care2 Causes

Mother Kills Self, Autistic Son, In Despair Over School Placement | Care2 Causes

On August 2, the bodies of psychiatrist Margaret Jensvold and her 13-year-old, Ben Barnhard, were found in their home in Kensington, Maryland, an upper-middle class suburb of Washington, D.C. Jensvold, a Johns Hopkins-educated psychiatrist specializing in women’s health who worked at Kaiser Permanente, had left a note: “School – can’t deal with school system,” the letter began, Jensvold’s sister, Susan Slaughter, told The Associated Press. And later: “Debt is bleeding me. Strangled by debt.” According to Forbes , Jensvold was in despair about the school placement for her son, who had an autism spectrum disorder. In her suicide note, Jensvold also described Ben as having “writing problems, migraines, hearing things” and being “a bit paranoid”; she said that she knew of the difficulties faced by those whose parents committed suicide and said she did not want to put Ben in th...

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