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    Defiant and destructive

    We have taken in a child of one of our family members. He is 12 years old and has autism, ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder. Some progress has been made within the last year after starting ABA therapy but the same few behaviors are consistent. I will go through a normal day with him to give...
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    Anyone turned a child over to the state??

    Hey guys, I could use some advice. I have a 12 year old son. I have been having problems with him since he was 5. They have escalated over time and now I need answers from those who have taken the next step. My son has been diagnosed with ADHD, ODD and even anti-social personality disorder...
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    Teens' Defiance Wrecking Our Home

    Almost a year ago my 13 year old twin step sons came to live with their father and I. Their behavior at their mother's was so out of hand, she didn't want to have them in her home anymore. We've found that 90% of the time they are the carefree, respectful kids we've always known but if anything...
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    First post... 8 year old violent ADHD in shared custody situation

    First-- Hi. I'm new, I've been reading through many of these posts and it's helping me realize I'm not alone. Second-- I just ordered that book everyone recommends, the Explosive Child, and that will be my weekend task this weekend. Here's the situation. Dad's sister is diagnosed paranoid...