David, In less than 24 hours, you will be coming home. You will have completed yet another stay in a care facility. As much as the facility would have us believe differently, there is no cure for your condition. I explained it once to you, maybe you remember? I also told you there is no cure for the condition you were born with. You have something called Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. It is within a group of disorder known as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Like Autism, there are wide variations in the symptoms that people with this condition have. This is why we see so many specialists. Why do you have this? When your birth mom was pregnant with you, she did a lot of things that were not healthy for you, these included using drugs and alcohol. As much as I want to say that she is evil, I can’t.
He is not a yo-yo. You know that right? Yesterday he was granted an extension on his stay in the facility. This was done so that we could apply for therapeutic foster care. Today, I guess that we were denied, though I am not entirely sure. What I do know is that I was told David is being discharged tomorrow. He is in, he is out, he is in, he is out. It’s not healthy for him to be jerked around like this, and in truth, it’s not healthy for the family. He will get maybe 6 hours a week of mentor time and they said something about 6 overnights a month. I have asked for clarification, none has been forthcoming as of yet. It’s that yo-yo effect, consistency is what is necessary, not the illusion of consistency. I swear, it’s like being in the movie Groundhog Day. So David
Liability. Dictionary.com defines it as: noun, plural liabilities. 1. liabilities. moneys owed; debts or pecuniary obligations (opposed to assets ). Accounting. liabilities as detailed on a balance sheet, especially in relation to assets and capital. 2. something disadvantageous: His lack of education is his biggest liability. 3. Also,liableness. the state or quality of being liable: When David is discharged in 48 hours, we may have a period where things are good. Great even. A period where there is no violence. His previous history shows us that this won’t last. So what do we do? We are told that we need to call 911. That is the extent of the safety plan at this point. He will come out of a facility where he had 24/7 support to home where I can’t provide that level of care. So knowing David like we know David. When the volcano that is his temper