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21 Nov 2005

kind met hoe ik
My seun van 8 het ek laat toets aangesien sy juf bly se het hy moet op rittelin gaan hy is te besig. Ons het allerhande toets laat doen en wat toe blyk is dat hy glad nie adhd is nie(soos ek bly se het) maar hoogs begaafd is.

ons woon op n plattelands dorp en is redelik ver van hulp af. ek wil graag weet wat kan n mens doen om die kind meer te stimuleer, sodat hy sy potensiaal ten volle kan ontwikkel.

dankie

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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

I don't know of any teachers who are properly qualified to make any diagnosis, but sometimes they're right in drawing attention to a child with posible problems, and then a proper expert shrink's assessment is a wise move.
Pleased to hear that he doesn't seem to have ADHD.
I expect that you will receive further ideas and suggestions from our regular readers, tomorrow. Meanwhile, at least, by posting here, you demonstrate that you have internet access --- there are, especially if you get ( from your ISP, eg ) net nanny type software to help him avoid the nasty stuff out there --- there are many wholesome and entertaining and interesting sites for him to explore, games to play ( and puzzle and other games can be helpful as stimulants and as practise at problem-solving skills ) and information to gather to look in more depth into topics arising in his school-work.
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