Today I went into the school office to get a permission slip for dispensing medication so I can take it to the psychiatrist with me on Tuesday. When I was waiting for the secretary to get the form for me, the assistant principal asked to talk to me for a moment. Once I was in her office, she told me that she wanted to set up a time to meet with the committee to discuss strategies for difficult child's behavior and what types of services we were looking for difficult child to have. I set the appointment for Tuesday morning and husband will be able to go to this one. But now I'm confused. What on earth is happening now? She just got finished telling me in our meeting this week that difficult child wouldn't qualify under 504 and that his record really isn't all that bad. (I wonder who's she was reading.) I walked out of that meeting confused and upset. Just when I think I've come up with a game plan, this new committee meeting comes along. What on earth should I think about this? I'm just confused. I don't know whether to be glad or not. I just feel like I've been hit in the head with a brick! None of this seems to be making any sense to me. Maybe I'm just stupid, but could somebody throw me a bone here? What would you be thinking if you were in my situation? by the way, difficult child spent ALL day today either in the office or detention. He got sent to the office for pushing another boy against the wall in the hallway, holding him there and telling him that he was going to beat him up if he didn't listen to what he had to say. He got detention for the same old same old - distracting the teacher, not doing his work, mouthing off and talking back to the teacher and bothering other students. Do you think this might have something to do with why they suddenly want to get on with the committee? I'm stumped.