Wednesday night is youth night at church and I am a youth leader. I was told tonight by our minister that difficult child is quite a problem and that he is a bad influence on the other boys. I informed his wife about the issues with difficult child and updated her on everything 3 weeks ago when we got the diagnosis. He said he understands that things are sensitive right now but that he can't disrupt the class and that is why he sent him out of class tonight. He just refused to participate. I told him about some of the things I've been reading. That the refusal to participate isn't a difiant move on difficult child's part. Instead, he doesn't know "how" to participate. I also told him how the psychiatrist said that the worse thing we could do is to remove him from social activities. This is an opportunity for difficult child to learn and grow with his church family. The minister kept looking at his watch so I decided to shut up. I'm just really upset right now. These are suppose to be our church family. Aren't they suppose to be God loving people and willing to help?