ADHD at School
Teacher's Comment in Front Of Me. Opinions? Weighing heavily.
My kindergartner has been having a lot of trouble in his class. He’s gotten a bit better according to his coach, who moved my son in the front so he wouldn’t get distracted. Unfortunately, his teacher hasn’t told me anything about any improvements concerning him in the classroom: he still doesn’t finish his work, doesn’t follow directions, etc.
Anyway, during carpool his teacher always places him in the vehicle, and my son, although very highly intelligent, is “slow” getting in. As if he has to absorb everything before he takes off his backpack and gets into the vehicle.
So yesterday, his teacher is putting him in, and as he is getting in (and I’m rushing him too since I know she rushes him), she said “this boy’s blood runs as slow as molasses”.
Then, as usual, minutes later he answers my question of how his day was with “I had a horrible day”, which he always says.
I smiled because I then found out where my son got the word “molasses” from, and also because I’ve never heard anyone use that word other than in a recipe context . BUT, after telling my husband, then later my mom this, they both responded with the exact same response. Which was that my son’s teacher was rude.
I feel like an idiot! To smile and find humor in a teachers comment like that about my son and in front of us.
Can someone maybe give me advice on what I should do from here? I don’t want to overreact especially because I, unfortunately wouldn’t have saw the rudeness if it wasn’t for my family telling me :(. And also, the last thing he needs is to be with a teacher who makes him feel bad for 8 hrs day.
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