I’m not sure my story will inspire anyone but I hope it will at least inspire my city’s officials to reach out to the the children with mental illness and their families.
I am a single mother with four boys, three of whom have mental illness and/or other disabilities, and my family and especially my children have been nothing but neglected, abused, ignored, accused, shunned, and treated as is invisible in my city.
David is my 11 year old son, he was diagnosed with ADHD and is Bipolar, and Epileptic. He is on an IEP program at school but still continues to be “labeled” as a trouble maker because of his “anger issues”. He is also kind, gentle, intelligent, funny.
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