Ds is 8 and he is a complete and total ass. I know he can't help it. He has ODD, ADHD and they are testing him for bi-polar disorder ( his bio-dad has it as does his bio dad's sister but they are not like him! ) but OMG I can not handle this kids attitude. He is stomping his feet and throwing his stuff because I said it was bed time and he could not watch youtube videos and if he kept it up he would loose all computer time for the weekend... well he kept it up so they are gone and now he is really being a butt. intentionally yelling to keep his sister awake and there is not a damn thing I can do about it. I could bribe and take things away until I am blue in the face but he will still do it. I could spank him but then he would fly off the handle and starting hitting me and his sister and it would turn into a physical fight- me spanking followed by him hitting- followed by me spanking... I am at my freaking wits end. The kid has been self contained in school since 1st grade and I have had him in play therapy and counseling since he was 5 and he started anti-psychotics last year. What am I supposed to do? All his school can suggest is waiting until he is 11 and committing him to an inpatient program that his insurance ( as of now) will not cover and I sure as hell don't have the money.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:07 PM on Feb. 1, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)
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Answer by pinkdragon36 at 9:53 PM on Feb. 1, 2013
I have a son with aspergers. And I was for all intents and purposes a single mom. (My SO is very hands off with my kids)He is 18 now, but raising him was beyond hard. I am not going to berate you for a poor choice of words. You're frustrated, you feel helpless and hopeless,and you see no way out. We all say things we regret, right ladies? I would recommend you try to get some counseling yourself if you can. A friend of mine who also has an aspie kid does, and she takes anti anxiety medication to help with the stress. I would also ask your son's doctors what you can do to keep yourself and your daughter safe.
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