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kateb wrote:
Yes I know what I need to do and we had that system before about no food no school etc, but have gone back to work now so actually quite difficult to enforce, I gave up work for 7 months to be at home with him during his recovery and as he was doing so well I have now gone back.  So I would have to leave which is fine, just annoying..... I even took two of his friends on holiday with us and they all had a great time, eating huge amounts! 

Oh Kaleb, I am outraged on your behalf!  I hope you will not have to stop work altogether, but it sounds like you do need to join him for lunch - in the cafeteria or the car or wherever would work.  What options do you have for that?

I'm sorry, I don't understand if he is eating breakfast, but in order to go to school, he needs to eat breakfast.  Maybe you will need to wake him up for a snack before his normal wake-up time and then he can go back to sleep.

I wonder if there is a way to include the friends at meal/snack time.   It sounds like they set a good example.

Ugh ugh ugh.  So very sorry about the idiot at CAMHS. xx


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