Are you allowed to relax and watch TV with your DD child? I am trying my best but 12 hours of constant interaction with this child is wearing me out. Mom says No more TV watching. Mom reminds me everyday that she wants him to have constant interaction with the nurses.
Perhaps it would be a good idea to arrange a meeting with the family, the agency, and whatever mental health and/or education professionals are involved to discuss what a reasonable, therapeutic daily schedule (and variety of activities, including some TV
) would be for this child. Parents and other family members can want lots of things for their loved one, but that doesn't mean they know what is most helpful and productive for the individual.
If you go the "summit meeting" route, that keeps the situation from being an individual struggle between you and Mom, and it becomes a matter of what the team
Last edit by elkpark on Aug 15, '10