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My daughter is soiling herself at school but not at home.

I am going through a very critical issue with my four-year-old daughter at school. When she wore diapers, she started taking them off from the age of two. Since she started school this year, she has been soiling in her … Continue reading

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The teachers at my son’s school call him an idiot.

My 16-year-old son is often called to the principal’s office for his behaviour in class, his class teacher has been constantly calling him stupid and an idiot in front of his classmates. My son is an above average student and … Continue reading

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Should I get my son tested for ADHD?

My five-and-a-half-year-old son shows little interest in school. He is meeting the basic primary expectations: knows his letters and phonetic sounds, numbers, and basic sight words. He is reading at a basic level but not the highest in the class. … Continue reading

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My five-year-old son cries every time his teacher asks him to do something.

My five-year-old son cries everytime his teacher asks him to do something. He is fine socially, playing with the other kids, and once he gets into the task he is fine. It is just getting started that is the issue. … Continue reading

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Should I be concerned that my son’s actions could indicate anxiety?

My five-year-old son has recently started chewing/mouthing, mostly his clothes but also his fingers, toys and even me. I have read it’s likely a stress/anxiety reaction. Should I be concerned? His preschool teacher tells me regularly how well he is … Continue reading

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My son is headed down the wrong road fast. How can I get him back on track?

My son just turned twelve, he has pretty much stopped going to school, is lying, not following rules, bullies his little sister, has become violent and destroys doors, walls or whatever is in his path. He has been involved with … Continue reading

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My daughter is masturbating at school and to get herself to sleep.

My eight-year-old daughter is masturbating, when she is tired or right before she goes to bed.  It happened before when she was five, at which time I talked to her about it. She stopped. And now I have noticed she … Continue reading

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My son is hitting other kids in the classroom.

My five-year-old son is in Grade Primary and there have been several incidents where he is hitting other children in the classroom. When I ask him why he is hitting, often he says that the kids were mean to him, … Continue reading

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Does my daughter have a learning disability?

My daughter is almost six, nearing the end of grade primary in French. French is not spoken at home. I have been noticing that she is mixing her numbers and letters up a lot, even when she is looking right … Continue reading

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How can I help my son deal with his Tourette’s?

My ten-year-old son has Tourette Syndrome, his tics involve his large muscles making jerking movements. How can we help him deal with comments from his peer group? Can you recommend some resourses for his age to help him understand his … Continue reading

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