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Well I have only just found this forum, & this is my first post!
I am my brother's legal guardian & carer, He's nearly 14 and has significant learning disability's and mentally has a younger age - he's going through " The change "and were struggling, he's got moody, angry, aggressive at home & at school, I think its the hormones as nothing else seems wrong, I;ve asked him and he says he's happy living here, but other times he says he doesnt want to live with me because he can't get his own way, I am having countless numbers of phonecalls from the school they think hormones too but what do I do, I speak to him about it explain to him that all boys go through these changes and it's ok, being honest I think he's embarrassed.
any ideas or advice?
Just wanted to say that we're also having problems with our 12 year old girl who has autism and moderate learning disabilities plus challenging behaviour. She has recently been permanently expelled from her school. She has also got to the age where she wants her own way and keeps asking "Why?" all the time. So, I know what you are going through to some extent. I'm sorry that I do not have any answers. This is all new to me too. I suppose the best frame of mind to have is to just take one day at a time. Teenagers won't be teenagers forever. Things will improve.
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