Category Archives: Mental Health – Child

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a midsummer nights update

Things are kind of rocking along here in whynotfathers land. Our youngest son is still being home schooled.  We still don’t know what is supposed to be in the Service Plan that we are supposed to file with the school district.  Our state Department of Public Instruction gave me our state century code as guidelines,… Continue Reading

Mediation Request redux submitted

Well, I broke down and submitted the mediation request.  The school as you may remember requested mediation in our quest for an IEP for David that would allow him to return to public school in his home district.  I had written a rebuttal to their request. Today I listed the 20 or so people on… Continue Reading

frustration and other things that are important

the psychiatrist says that David’s behavior is because he is bored. I wonder home much of his current behavior might have been prevented if he had been allowed to attend public school. Our school district would indicate that the school they wanted to enroll him in was a public school.  And it is.  I can’t… Continue Reading

frustrations and a welfare check – followed by explanation

Well, we survived our welfare check.  Now to wait for the report and determination. I am satisfied with what I think of the visit with social services. I am frustrated with what I see as someone trying to discredit myself, my wife and our family through lies and innuendo.  By filing a neglect and abuse… Continue Reading

Welfare Check

We had a visit from the county Social Services office.  Someone made a complaint about us. the issues: clutter in our house Locks on doors and cupboards animal odor blog. I can’t be told who made the complaint.  Confidentiality applies.  I understand. I actually welcome this type of investigation or visit from Social Services.  Why? … Continue Reading

The magic of questions regarding disability.

So David is in trouble.  mostly for non-compliance. What is non-compliance? It is not listening. It is not following the rules.  It is going into other peoples bedrooms without their permission.  It is deciding when you can take your medication and when not to take it.  It is deciding that you can eat what ever… Continue Reading

A week of illness and other stuff.

It has been a rough week since graduation for our oldest. David has been in full form, so nothing new there.  On the other hand, I have decided to try to decrease the tension between the school and our family so that we can ease David back into public school.  Constant tension on both sides… Continue Reading

David and an excellent weekend

So our oldest daughter graduated from High School on Sunday.  Yep.  One leaving the nest.  Four more to go. David was incredible.  We were worried about how he would be because we had a lot of people over to the house after the ceremony to celebrate.  He was mellow throughout the ceremony, and on into… Continue Reading