Our expert says:
I don't know of any teachers who are properly qualified to make any diagnosis, but sometimes they're right in drawing attention to a child with posible problems, and then a proper expert shrink's assessment is a wise move.
Pleased to hear that he doesn't seem to have ADHD.
I expect that you will receive further ideas and suggestions from our regular readers, tomorrow. Meanwhile, at least, by posting here, you demonstrate that you have internet access --- there are, especially if you get ( from your ISP, eg ) net nanny type software to help him avoid the nasty stuff out there --- there are many wholesome and entertaining and interesting sites for him to explore, games to play ( and puzzle and other games can be helpful as stimulants and as practise at problem-solving skills ) and information to gather to look in more depth into topics arising in his school-work.
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