I am dealing with my child who has been in trouble at school everyday and has not been listening been mean to other kids cant follow directions and cant sit still last week she decided to stab another 2nd grader in her class with a pencil in the hand I was scared of what she could do next Her doctor seems to always just want to put her in counciling and she has been going since kindergarden and it seems not to help her see seems to get worse as the years go by I just dont know what to do when I just go to talk to her about what she does wrong she burst out into tears for no reason IAM JUST LOST FOR WORDS CAN ANYONE HELP WITH WHAT I SHOULD DO....
My daughter was struggling with a few learning issues at age 9 and what really changed things for her was vision therapy. I had her tested by a reputable eye care specialist and we found her eye muscles were not strong enough to stay focused. She was working twice as hard as the next kid to read. We thought she was a klutz. It all cleared up beautifully after the therapy. We learned that many, many kids are told they have ADD or behavior issues when really they are frustrated about how hard it is to read, write, do puzzles, etc. I was glad she did the vision therapy, despite being skeptical! 82074
Hello, Very sorry for what I am sure is very painful as a parent (I have a six year old). I am not an expert by any means but there are some obvious things to me that make a world of difference. Just from what you wrote, it "seems" like she is acting out, wanting attention? Is there a strong bond between the two of you? Do you feel that she is confident of your love for her? How is her relationship with your fiance'? It seems to me like there could be an emotional need? Not saying I am correct but it ceratinly would be worth exploring some of these questions honestly. I am definetely not a believer in medicine until all other avenues have been addressed. I hope I am coming across in the way I intend; I'm not making any accusations about your parenting, but merely bringing some thoughts to light that "could" and "would" play a role if there was a problem. Hope this is helpful.82079
Thank you. You've successfully subscribed to the GreatSchools newsletter.
Thank you. Please confirm your subscription by clicking the link in the email we just sent you.
Sign Up For Email Updates
Please enter your email address to sign up.
The email address is already signed up.
Connect With Us
Our mission is to inspire and support families to champion their children's education - at school, at home and in their community. We are a national non-profit with offices in San Francisco, Milwaukee, Washington D.C. and Indianapolis.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Forgot your password?
Thank you for submitting a review
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Thank you for submitting a review
Welcome to GreatSchools!
Complete your school's profile
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Thank you for submitting a comment
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a
survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
You may only compare 8 schools at a time
Continue to compare the schools you have already selected or
Edit schools to change your selection.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile.
The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your
school, so thanks for taking the time!
Send me updates
Get timely updates for , including performance data and recently posted user reviews.