bipolar disorder was my first thought too. In kids the mania part tends to come out more as aggression. I hope you find some answers.
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6/20/07 at 5:38pm
And she won't be in the office until July 9th
and most likely won't be able to do anything with ds until Sept.
We try to find ways to be away from him, instead of doing thing with him.
Because Every Single Time you try to do something fun with him, give him some positive attention, it gets turned around
I know--believe me, the mama guilt over that is overwhelming
and it sure isn't going to help the situation
I long to homeschool him...he is SO creative and loves to DO stuff
but I can't fathom it right now...boarding school sounds like a much better options
I read The Defiant Child already...It was interesting, but I'm not big on his put kids into their place tone.
His solution seems to be to make the kids, using whatever it takes, realize that the parents do own everything
and that the kids, if they want anything, must comply with the parental demands....
....Our library *does* have 123 magic on DVD! I'm going to get it on Monday!!
Rochester is 3+ hours :-/
The closest developmental pediatrician on our insurance is over an hour....
but--I'm can't believe we wouldn't be able to find someone here that would be able to help.