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|Wed, 10-15-2003 - 2:11pm|
About my ds and he was going to have a full behavior evu but the waiting list was huge and we moved about 5 weeks ago. We changed states so I have to find a new ped and figure out the best type for ds to finsh finding out what kind of help he needs. How do I find the perfect ped? What questions do I ask before even making an appointment?
Also a little update. He handled moving well. He wanted to move and once he knew for sure we were moving (a week before we did, it was a quick move) he refused to go to school where he was going. It took a week to get hings straight up here to get him in school and in the special ed program so he didn't have to move. So he was able to get use to things before starting sschool. We went in and met his teacher before he started. he took to her right away! It was amazing. he did great the first few weeks of school. Now he is having bad days at school. He gets upset whenhe doesnt get his homeowrk done at night becuase he misses out on recess. i try and get him to do it but a couple of nights we have had bad nights and I havent faught him about it. Yesterday his teacher called me to see if he had taken his pill because he wasnt having a good day. But he had taken it. He came home and things went smoothly untill bedtime. I sent him at 8 and read him a story and he did fine but then about 10 minutes later he flipped out. I put him back in bed serval times, took a way all of todays computer time (he was getting an hour if he went to bed easily, got up easily and had a good day at school- took a few minutes away for each that didnt happen), and it did no good. He has to have the over head light on at night to sleep and most nights he will go to sleep easily with it on. he is more worried baout someone coming in after him to have the light hurt his eyes. Up till the last week he had to have his window closed because he was sure someone would come in there nad steal him. I took the bulb out telling him Iould put it back when he got in bed and stayed in bed. No good. He stood in the hall chanting my ligh, my light over and over. I told him get in bed and I will put the light back in. He would flop back on his bed and say no light. Grrr! So I held his door closed. This freaked him out and I could hear the panic in his voice. It took 3 times before he got I was serous and he had to go to bed and he laid donw. Gave me a hug and went to sleep in minutes. It was only 9:30 and an hour in half after bed time. I was worried we would have a bad moning but he got up easily. Not a perfect morning. I told him a few times to get out of bed before he did and then a few times to get dressed before he did (but I didnt have to fight him to get dressed like I did one morning he didnt have his homeowrk done) and a few times to eat before he did. But he was up, dressed and ready to go in time to catch the bus!
Ready for the reason why he had a bad day yesterday? It was the first day here that he rode the school bus and the first time he has rode a school bus in a year. It is a small bus so I dont think it was loud (I should talk to the bus driver thou and warn her huh?). I think it was the change of going on the bus that upset him and set him off for the day. he has a pill he takes at night that is suppose to help him sleep but it didnt last night. Hubby says it takes an hour to work when he is worked up and it tooka little over that (hubby wasnt home last night). But when he gets like this he is swears he can not take his pill till bed time since that is when he usully takes it and