Behavior issues are perhaps the hardest part of certain special needs to handle and to understand.
I shouldn’t have let Aaron go to his day group on Monday. His mood was pretty foul at home, but he wanted to go and so I let him. He only wanted to go because he knows that having a special meal on Friday night depends on him going to Paradigm every day. Funny how these rewards can come back to bite me. He was pleasant on the drive across town. But the way he slammed the van door when he got out was a sign to me that it might be a rough day. And it was.
I knew when I got the phone call from Paradigm that afternoon, and Barb said a quick hello before putting her phone on speaker. That’s usually what she does when she wants Aaron to also talk, and wants him to hear me. Aaron was…
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