Friday, October 13, 2006

More Hurt then anyone every knew.

It has been a long time since I updated!

Wow! I expected life to be much more normal by now then it is... I wish to heck I could get to her heart!

There have been some major changes in the diagnosis of Makaylah. While she clearly suffered (suffers) Reactive Attachment Disorder--she is also clearly MORE hurt then we ever actually understood.

She has now been diagnosed with Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND) And I have agreed with her psychiatrist that we will attempt a "medical" approach. Not my first Wish at all, but clearly what we have been doing is NOT working and it is time to consider everything.
Children with ARND also suffer with Attachment Difficulties. We have been doing RAD treatment for over 2 years now and it seems like it is time to address some of the underlying factors that are coming into play.

We have an IEP meeting on October 30, 2006 with the school....and I am in the process of doing all the RESEARCH! It should be an interesting journey! I hope to Blog and write about this experience!

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