March 1980 Texas Adoptee Looking For Birthparents

I am a Texas adoptee who was born the week of spring 1980 at Polly Ryan Medical Center in Richmond, Texas. I believe that one or both of my birthparents were in the military, and both worked in restaurants. Birthmother was born in 1957 with two sisters 1960 and 1961. My birthparents were married in February 1979, and were married for six months. I had seizures at birth as well. I had a closed adoption with now Spaulding For Children based in Houston, Texas. My birthfather was born in 1958. Over the past few years I have had adoptee angels working to filter through public records looking for a possible connection. I have had names checked as if I knew who they were, then I could receive my original birth certificate from the state. The names that I have right now that have not been checked are as follows:

Birthmother: Darlene Kay (Bennett) Peters
Birthfather: Douglas R. Whitehead

They should still be somewhere near Richmond, Texas today!

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you


Risperdal Not Effective Treatment for Autism

>> Tuesday, February 24, 2009

One of the only FDA approved medications for autism has been proved to be ineffective against a placebo or sugar pill. That is just to bad. I had once wanted to try this with my kids, but the doctor would not let them try for his own reasons I guess. Autism Speaks announced initial results for the first industry-sponsored trial of the Autism Clinical Trials Network (ACTN), the Study of Fluoxetine in Autism (SOFIA). Neuropharm Group Plc., helped out in the research. They are a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on neurodevelopment disorders. You can read more about Risperdal being ineffective for autism with in the article. It is really nice to know that they are out there trying to keep our kids safe when medication seems the only road to take at a certain point in ones life.

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1 special comments:

vanwolf March 20, 2009 at 7:53 PM  

your blog. Just wanted to point out that the study you quoted was not for risperdal but fluoxetine. I too am glad they are doing more trials on these meds.