Parents of ADHD Children
I took your advice and now I need more. Help
So last time I posted a question, I received wonderful advice. I have been kind of a Troll on here reading and soaking up everything I can. I took my 9 year old son to a Psychiatrist to talk to and look at his medications and evaluate the entire situation. He is definately ADHD, which I knew but he also has anxiety, which I was not aware of. The Dr. said that the meds he was on were good but would not work to the potential because we were not treating the Anxiety. So she added to what he is already taking and the Dr. wants changes made at home as well as at school. So here is my problem. My son’s teacher went out on maturnity leave in Sept. He is on his 5th substitute teacher. This teacher claims that she will be there until the other returns in January. My son is scared of her and claims she is getting in his face yelling at him. I have tried to talk to her and she is very defensive with me. I’m not sure how to get her on board. The Dr. does not seem to feel it is a great idea for him to change classes because he has had so much change this year. New House, New School, New Friends, New Everything. I have contacted the 504 administrator and we are setting up a meeting to make some changes there. I have a meeting next week with this teacher. How would you handle this? What suggestions do you have to get her to work with me? I’m open to anything. My son went from A’s, B’s and 1 c to ALL “F’s” since this teacher came on. My son seems to be intimidated by this teacher and does not want to sit in the same room with this teacher but he also doesn’t want to change classes because he liked his old teacher. Any suggestions? I’m very tempted to request a change at this point.
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