We are finishing up our awesome IEP report!!! But since we have been having lengthy discussions with Ms. J (K's teacher) she has unfortunately seen K start to fall apart. School is going on 4 weeks now. I think the School thought at first that we were asking for a lot. Because K presents so well and she communicates with adults very well. I guess after week 1 she has started not being able to keep up at all with the academic (just staying focused etc) load in class. She is rocking and hand flapping, hitting herself. Crying. These are brought on by stress and anxiety. Having a hard times asking for help Ms.J has had a huge dose of reality. The 2 other special needs kids in the class are nothing compared to K. Ms. J has finally admitted that they have never dealt with the ups and downs of a BiPolar (BP) kid this young. Because K is fine one minute and then can't cope or can't write or then hyper beyond words... it breaks the teachers heart. K is so sweet and not difficult she is just unable to slow her mind down or her emotions. This was a huge blow to husband and I. K used to at least be able to hold it all together in school. She would fall apart at home. Which was fine. I am so grateful that the school is willing to do anything to help her. They are having the Special Education person come in whenever K needs help. So K does not need to leave or feel "different" more than she does already. The "aide" will just come in like she is just helping everyone. SO we are on emergency mode with psychiatrist. Blood draw Friday if I can get in. Upping the Abilify and then seeing what her levels are with the Lithium. We will go from there. We are having psychiatrist apts every 2 weeks and therapist weekly still. I am just stunned about school and feel bad for her. She is not happy with her head right now. SHe likes School though which is good! She loves her AR and TAG classes. Actually even her therapy classes as well. I know we are lucky i just had hoped she would continue to do well in school.