The following is the e-mail I received from difficult child's Special Education teacher today. Apparently he is having some new behaviors at school. Email from the teacher: I just wanted you to be updated on a few things that have come up with difficult child today that I haven't seen before: 1. He drew on one of the teacher's pants. He did "fix the problem" by erasing the line on pants. 2. A few teachers (there were 3 teachers) reported independently that difficult child appeared fixated on the notion of men beating up their wives at home. He kept blurting out "does your husband beat you up?" "do you fight?" to the women teachers in the room. When approached by the male student teacher who told him that it wasn't appropriate to say those things to women and that it was against the law to which difficult child replied that "women can hide it." One teacher did take him out of the room and went for a brief walk. This appeared to help. 3. difficult child's pants fell down in the middle of class. A few students snickered. He was sad, but not apparently mad about it. Perhaps, a belt?? Again, these don't appear to be huge things, but I did want you to be aware of them. We are still planning on meeting next Monday at 3:15? Let me know if that changes. p.s. difficult child also slept again in LA class I don't at all understand where number two came from (for that matter number one either). When I talked to difficult child about it he said it was something he heard on a news radio program when he was riding with husband? Not sure if this is true or not but don't know where else he might have picked it up. In regards to number 3 we just bought him a belt (which he couldn't find this morning and refused to wear anything else, guess I'll be belt shopping again tonight. He has also been sleeping frequently in the afternoon so I guess a call to the psychiatrist is in order. On top of all of this we were riding home and difficult child started asking me about wanting to see the jail. When I asked him why and said he didn't plan on being there? He replied he did plan on being there someday. I asked why and he replied that he wanted to beat someone up and kill them someday. He said it seriously and I tried to explain what jail is like and he said he could get use to it! Good grief!!!! Of course, I tried to explain he wouldn't really want to that and why it would be wrong, etc... I don't think he was at all serious even though he sounded serious (does that make any sense?). Other than reporting it to the psychiatrist and therapist would you do anything else? Never a dull moment!