Barbara Evans is worried for the well-being of her grandson — who she had custody of for greater than a decade — and believes Jenelle Evans‘ determination to take him off ADHD meds may need led to his runaway incident.
Barbara tells TMZ 14-year-old Jace was placed on the treatment 7 years in the past, and was repeatedly seeing a conduct specialist … which had seemingly been working effectively for the teenager.
Nonetheless, Barbara says when Jenelle regained custody of Jace, again in March, Jenelle not solely took him off the treatment, but additionally ended his classes with the behaviorist.
Jenelle denies a part of Barbara’s declare although, telling us, “Barbara has not been in touch with Jace since Monday. I’ve reduce off contact together with her as of three weeks in the past. Barbara would not have any concept what’s going on inside my house. Jace had a therapist appointment at present on zoom at 10:30am … she hasn’t even tried to talk to Jace straight.”
It is not clear if Jenelle booked the therapist appointment because of Jace’s runaway, or if it was already deliberate.
TMZ broke the story, cops in North Carolina put out a runaway bulletin Tuesday for Jace after he took off from faculty. Fortunately, he was discovered secure hours later, however the state of affairs was scary for all concerned.
Jenelle informed us, “Jace, acquired in bother at college, we determined to take his telephone away and that is when he determined to run off, Jace is an effective child and we’re not coping with something that almost all households do not cope with whereas elevating youngsters.”
Barbara says Jenelle’s not speaking to her, so she would not have any extra data about why her grandson ran off — however she squarely blames his points at college on the dearth of treatment and remedy.
What’s extra, Barbara says she is not trying to regain custody of Jace, as she’s getting older and his conduct is an excessive amount of for her to deal with … she simply desires to verify what occurred Tuesday would not occur once more.