Middle School Too Much for Child with Ad/hd
Dear Open Mind: My son has been diagnosed with a learning disability (LD) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). With medication and academic support, things went pretty well in elementary school. Last year he began middle school and we saw a drastic change. His grades dropped and his teachers complained that be wasn't turning in his work. By the end of the year, he was sullen and withdrawn, which is not like him. Summer was OK, but now, it is very hard to get him up in the morning, and he refuses to bring books home. He spends most of his time at home in his room, and when he is with us, be is restless and irritable and snaps at us for no reason. When I try to …
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Publication information: Article title: Middle School Too Much for Child with Ad/hd. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: September 15, 1997. Page number: 4E. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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