I didn't know where to put this as it's not really a difficult child sort of issue, but in a sense it is. difficult child has spent the last two weeks in hockey try-outs. After the first set which was for AA, he was cut. One of the days I had decided not to give difficult child his extra pill and he had a hard time focusing, but in the end as a whole he was one of the better goalies, he got cut anyways. One of the coaches for a lower level came to him and said that the AA coach didn't make a good decision. Oh well, it happens, we move on to the A level. difficult child did not put a skate out of place, he was by far the best, out playing all goalies by leaps. This was not only our feeling but most parents and even the other goalies parents. He was being congratulated by others even before the end of this round of tryouts. He got cut. husband noticed that throughout many of the days the coach could and would not look at difficult child, he would look at all the other kids but difficult child. difficult child's Tourettes is visable. It does not affect his play on the ice whatsoever, but when he gets off his head jerks and he makes facial grimaces and things with his eyes. I never thought I'd ever see anything like this happen to difficult child. He is heartbroken. He knows he outplayed the others yet we cannot give him a reason for being cut. We will not tell him the real reason why. He is scared now that he will get cut from the final team, a team that the kids can barely skate, because it does not make sense to him. It's not fair. Do people not see that these kids are punished enough just by having these disorders, why do they have to continually punish them more. They chose two goalies, one who when scored on and the game was still going on was sitting on the ice mopping and the other goalie would skate around away from his net while the game was in play. difficult child waited in his net, stopped all but 4 shots in the four days they played, got up if they scored and was ready to play. Was first to everything and quite simply, kicked b-u-t-t. I wish I could say that it was because he's my kid I feel this way but others felt that way about him too. It and it's not fair.