I can totally relate to you with "some staff" not taking the condition seriously. As I was talking with my 3 year old daughter just yesterday, after giving her albuterol meds due to a asthma attack, I reminded her to tell her teachers at preschool ANYTIME she is coughing and having an attack. Well, then she said "but Mommy I told my teacher when me and Abby were playing Monsters and I was coughing and coughing. I told her I needed my medicine and she didn't give it to me". I have been so upset since hearing this from my 3 year old daughter. Luckily she is very verbal and was able to explain this to me, otherwise I would have no way of knowing. Needless to say, I am speaking with her teacher on Monday, along with the director of the preschool. My husband and I are quite upset and uncomfortable that my daughter's teacher did not listen to her and give her needed meds!!! Who does this? Luckily my daughter, even though she's only 3, knows to stop and take a break. I am soooo proud of her for speaking up because she is shy and I know this was difficult for her. What an awful message to send a 3 year old, that I am working so hard with to have her speak up. The only thing she has learned is that she'll be ignored when she needs help! I am so upset that I have taught her to ask for help, and when she did, no one helped her. Now I am feeling so anxious about her going to school on Monday.View Thread
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