Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mother | 2011/05/23

Q.

creche teacher

Hi doc

what determines a 5 year old going to grade 1 at 6,
if a child does not well but very exceptional, gives feedback, knows calculations and comminucates clearly,
but the child does not talk, she is an introvert, just like her older sibling and their father, they just dont like talking but in writting they do well,
does that ruin the chances of a childs performance?

i mean my 15 year old only speaks when spoken to but he is an A learner, he gets 100% in class, the same with the small one, but because of her not talking then the teacher assumnes she is confused and therefore cannot be taken to grade R?
i am very upset.

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