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Child not able to concentrate. What can be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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User:Good Evening
Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i wanted to talk about my six year old son Vedant
Doctor:Please proceed
User:he is very active in terms of other activities
User:but when it come to study he is very very slow
User:everyday teacher complaint about same
User:we also face the similar issue while syuding at home
Doctor:May I know his age?
User:Six year
User:otherwise he is over active
Doctor:How is his speech and communication with his friends?
User:we need make him sit jabardasti
User:but while study he is very very slow
User:it is not that he doesnt understand or know anything
User:he knows all but writing is pain for him
User:in school is very good with friends and with teacher he is silent guy
Doctor:It seems very normal.
User:at home he is explosive bomb
Doctor:Some children are very hesitant to do school works.
User:ya but as the age grow the study wil increase and in that time its very difficult kop up
Doctor:Early at this age, it has to develop slowly.
Doctor:Their mind works mainly for the games.
Doctor:You might have tomake it a bit interesting for them to make them write.
User:can i have some examples or anything to work upon
User:we both parents are working class
Doctor:Sure. I will guide you on this.
Doctor:Please give me a minute.
Doctor:There are certain things to remember when you guide your 6 year old child.
Doctor:Do not scare them or pressurize them on studies.
Doctor:Just give them a time, say, 7-8pm, only for writing.
Doctor:If they don't do that, you can say like 'you will miss going to the park tomorrow'.
Doctor:Something like that.
Doctor:Mor important thing is, both the parents should make sure they spend atleast 1hour daily to play with him and relax him.
Doctor:So that he gets close to both of you.
Doctor:And also that he listens to you in a more friendly manner.
Doctor:Be a friend, but set his limits.
Doctor:That is more important in bringing up a child.
Doctor:The main point to remember in talking to the child is, we should be consciously giving him more relaxed talks than more talks on studies.
Doctor:It is their age to play. They will learn fast.
Doctor:As you said, your child is doing well otherwise.
Doctor:Our role will be mainly to set the limits, and guide them to achieve it.
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:yes will do
Doctor:Kids are super computers.
Doctor:They learn faster than us.
Doctor:They learn the bad things too.
Doctor:Once we keep pressurizing them, they tend to be more aggressive when they grow up.
User:very true
Doctor:So please do not worry.
User:yes understood
Doctor:Just be a friendly father and set limits for him.
User:yes i will
User:thanks for guidence
Doctor:I am 100% sure he will improve.
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:Hope I had been able to transfer the message to you.
User:yes very much
Doctor:Is there anything else I could help you on?
User:very nice talking to you
Doctor:Nice talking to you too.
Doctor:I can understand the thought of a father.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a nice weekend!
User:wish you the same
User:good night
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Good night.
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