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


Something Just Isn't Right

>> Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Well, it's time for another medication evaluation for Little Ed. His ADHD medication (that he must have) is causing autism like symptoms. So here we are back having trouble at school. He is like a mad child everywhere he does due to types of sensitivities I guess. Sometimes, I can't even tell which one is which. Some scientists believe that ADD/ADHD is at one end of the spectrum, and autism is at the other end. In between is every other similar issue that falls between these two. He is doing everything that he is not supposed to when it comes to his behavior. It started a few days ago after being off his medicine for several days due to a shorted supply. We just seem to run out before the next doctors appointment. He is having an attitude difficulty in which he portrays through his voice of little care and energy. Just seems angry...I don't know. He had threatened another little girl at school while a substitute was there. He was probably over stimulated by something. This time, he wouldn't do his work in class. This child is so out of sorts that I don't know where to begin. How in the world do you treat ADHD without it interfering with their autism as well?

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