I came home from the YMCA crying last night. This is the longest story ever so I will shorten it. I think everyone who reads knows about Dom's issues. Well since Dom has started school this year he has went so downhill. We're at rock bottom right now. I worked so hard to get him into a normal preschool setting and out of Early Intervention and I don't think he was ready yet. He's going to Kindergarten next year and I just keep running through my mind how is this going to work? He is FAR from normal. What will happen next year when he's thrown in a class of 18 and they all act like normal 5 year olds and he's off running around, rolling on the floor, running from the teacher, hitting other kids, and screaming that things are itchy and too loud. What the hell is going to happen??!?!?!! If something changes he's going to go into a crying fit. If there's a substitute he's going to freak screaming in anger. If he doesn't get a blue chair he's going to go hysterical. All I've ever wanted was for him to be normal and do normal things. That's why I've put him in the sports and Awana. I want him to do normal things like normal kids do but everyone watches him for 5 minutes and you can tell through their fake smiles that they are disgusted by the way he acts.
So last night at the Y, Alex had her gymnastics class at 5 and then Dominic's is at 6. We walked in and one little girl says to her mom, "look mommy! It's that boy!!" Nice. Even 4 yr olds know he's different. Well he did great for about 5 minutes and then he started acting up during the stretches. I was observing up above so I told him to behave or he'd lose his behavior buck for the day. That lasted about 5 more minutes and then he was starting to rock and roll around on the floor. The parents start looking over at me and you know they are thinking what kind of kid are you raising. The girls kept trying to get him to cooperate which wasn't working (he started rolling around in the way of where they were trying to do somersaults) so I went into the room and told him to sit on his target and he was going to lose the buck for acting up. I then stood outside the door for a bit watching him then ventured to the bathroom. When I came out one of the instructors said he was under the trampoline and wouldn't come out. I told her I was just going to go ahead and take him home because he wasn't going to do as they asked and they had other kids to work with. So that's what I did. His 45 minute class only ended up being 20. I called home and told Dave that maybe we should rethink our next step. Hell I might as well just tell the truth and say I told him to call the Ped about him and ask about meds again. Dominic was unphased by what happened at all even when we told him he was losing a bunch of things. He came home, started jumping around making shooting noises and climbing around the floor on his hands and knees. So I don't know what's going to happen but Dave is really wanting to get him tested for allergies since that's the last possible step before going to the medication.