Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Bongi | 2012-05-22

Q.

Lack of concerntration

My boy is 6 years old will be turning 7 in September. He is in Grade 1 and he cant seem to take any instruction from the teacher and this is affectging his progress. He is very playful, do you think i should be worried about this or he will outgrow the habit. If not where can i take him for help?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It sounds as if your son has a problem known as ADD or ADHD. He needs to be tested preferably by an educational psychologist. Ask his teacher if the school will refer your son for testing.

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