Well, Hello (introduction)

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by DawnMM, Feb 21, 2015.

  1. DawnMM

    DawnMM New Member

    I just found this board, and I so can relate to everything posted here. My son was recently diagnosed with Conduct Disorder, but he is more likely (or also) Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD). We adopted him at age 2 and he has been difficult since day 1. He is now 13, and we just sent him to a Residential Wilderness Camp. He is basically the same there as he was at home. Here at home, things are starting to become more normal. It is certainly quieter and calmer and so much more peaceful. I have three other kids who would definitely be called easy including one Aspie and one brand new kid (age 10) whom we also plan to adopt. I just wanted to introduce myself and say, "hi," in case I decide to post on a thread you will know a bit about who I am :)
  2. InsaneCdn

    InsaneCdn Well-Known Member

    Hi, Dawn, and welcome.

    We understand what you mean when you say your Aspie kid is "easy" compared to the kid who brought you here. For most people, Aspie is incredibly difficult!
  3. runawaybunny

    runawaybunny Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome @DawnMM

    You certainly have your hands full. I'm glad you found us, but I'm sorry you had to.

    It would be helpful for the other members if you created a signature. Signatures are only visible to members and will help us recall the details of your situation.

    Take a look at what others have put in their signatures to see what you would feel comfortable disclosing about you and your family.

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  4. Bunny

    Bunny Active Member

    Welcome to our little corner of the internet.
  5. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Glad you found us! Welcome!
  6. 2much2recover

    2much2recover Well-Known Member

    Welcome, hope you find the support you need. :welcomecat:
  7. Mominator

    Mominator Member

    Welcome DawnMM.
  8. DawnMM

    DawnMM New Member

    Thanks everyone!
  9. LittleDudesMom

    LittleDudesMom Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Hi Dawn, glad to have you here! :bigsmile: