Typically, their kids act younger than their age peers and struggle to cope with disappointment and changes. They deteriorate into regressive behaviors such as meltdowns and bedwetting that are unexpected for their age. They need a lot of reassurance, lack confidence and seem insecure.
Parents question the reasons for these struggles and what they can do to help their kids “grow up”.
The reasons for these behaviors can be found in their child’s neurology. In the absence of abuse or serious trauma, it’s likely their kids have developmental disorders related to a genetic disorder, autism, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and learning disabilities such as dyslexia and language processing disorders.
Life moves fast, as you know. Much will be expected of them even in elementary school. Don't guess as to "what" is going on. Don't waste time that you don't have throwing solutions at an unknown problem. Get a comprehensive evaluation to determine the nature of the problems is the first step toward having reasonable expectations and helping your child.
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