My son is diagnosis'd DBD-not otherwise specified. He has been in school about 6 weeks now and in that time he's been suspended twice. He's in KINDERGARTEN. I'm being told he can't get an IEP because he's not delayed academically (that's what the school is telling me). I can't get him to behave, and each time his P-DR changes his medications he gets worse, not better. The principal makes a point of counting down his "chances" left each time he needs to be removed from school. She also says things like "I want to work with him, but we are also required to follow the conduct code." I don't think my 6yo should be allowed to roam the school halls punching whomever he feels like, but HELLO, he has a problem and as much as I'd like to fix him I can't...so don't they have to work with me? Pulling him out of school will not be a good situation for either of us, he needs to learn how to socialize with other kids and I NEED the 3 hour break from him After his last suspension, the P-DR put him on depakote to accompany his resperidone. Since going on the depakote his behavior is worse. I don't know if it's too early to say it's not working or making him worse (it's been 12 days). To pile onto all of this, our home school is a gifted & talented school that allows early access. So this means he has a bunch of braniac 4yos in his class. He's a HUGE 6yo (85% for height & weight)...so that means every time he loses it everyone else freaks out and gets super upset because it *looks* like this giant kid 2 years older than everyone else is a bully. Ugh...I'm just so over all of this school ****. I wish I could just home school him and be done with the district. We're getting no help or understanding at all it feels like.