Obviously the starting point is that your son's behaviour is totally unacceptable and very embarrassing. He is already 7 years old and he should fully realise that he cannot behave in this way. The issue is why is he so aggressive, angry and/or frustrated that he would hit an adult male and in this particular way? He is lucky that the last man he hit did not do more than just get fed up and angry at his behaviour.You have to set boundaries and discipline your son. After an experience like this you need to have a long talk to your son and tell him in no uncertain terms that he cannot hit anybody whether an adult or a child. He should have been sent straight to his room when he got home and he should stay there until he is prepared to say 'Sorry' for his bad behaviour.The other issue here is whether your son is showing any of the signs of the 'autism syndrome'. It would be best to consult a child psychologist for advice on two issues:Is there any problem with a possible autism syndrome and if not how do you stop your son's unacceptable and aggressive behaviour?
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