My daughter has bipolar. She is currently failing several classes & kids pick on her at school. She began standing up to kids because last year the bulliying led into into such depression that she was hospitalized. Last week she got into a fight with a girl that rudely blocked her from looking at a project and some comments were exchanged. The girl asked my daughter if she wanted to fight & their were several other kids around, so my daughter said sure. My daughter told the teacher about it but the teacher did just asked if they needed to go to the counsler. Since my daughter knew if she said yes, she would become a target of the other kids so she said no & sat down. When class was over the other girl & her friends approached my daughter in the hall to fight again. My daughter lost it and they went to the bathroom and fought. They was going to suspend her for 3 days but realized this would be her 11th day so we went to a manifestation meeting. The school is saying that since there was time between the initial confrontation and the actual fight, it isnt part of her bipolar becase she could have got help. I have to produce evidence otherwise, we resume this week...I dont know how to do this without spending a lot of money on a advocate. The free advocates cant help so soon...Any suggestions?