Our expert says:
One point of contact would be the school counsellor who may be able to either offer suggestions of how the school can assist, or maybe even meet with your son and see if he will speak with them.
He possibly feels embarrassed about his difficutlies, and as a result is reluctant to speak about them. Offering positive support and discussions that are not about problems will help him begin to feel a bit better about himself. Knowing that whatever his dificulties may be that he is still valuable is important for him at this stage.
It may also help if he is willing for him to see a Psychologist so that he has a supportive space that he can take ownership of.
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