Wednesday, January 08, 2003

Notes found: Things that happened during Transition.

We were not sure how to respond to some of the first sign of an odd behavior we noticed that when she was angry she would scratch at daddy’s arm. Sort of a pinching and grabbing with her fingers on the top of his forearm.

1/?/03 Met Head Start staff and were told Makaylah is bright and a joy to have in class.
The testing done by Head Start indicated that Makaylah is doing fine but ‘AT Risk’ Socially.

1/8/03 Met the therapist Makaylah had been seeing and we were told that so far there was nothing to be alarmed about.

The transition went VERY stressful for both the Foster Family and Us. There was little involvement with the Case Worker. The Foster Mother did not want to let the baby go….and was very spiteful toward Makaylah.

The Caseworker felt that Makaylah was ready to get out of there on day one but that the baby needed a better transition and that we needed to do things right to avoid issues coming up with him later.

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