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How to treat lack of focus in a child?

Hi, My name is Bahni.I have a five year old son.We live in Hong Kong.The problem i am facing with my son is he is very unattentive in is class and usually does not stay focus when the teacher is explaining something and because of that he can not follow direction properly.Moreover he usually stay hiperactive when he is surrounded by his own group.Can you help me? At this point i have started doing meditation with him. Am i doing the right thing?
Fri, 6 Sep 2019
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Hello,

If a similar patient comes to my opd I would suggest that what you have started to do is good for him. Take him for walks, talk to him in between and tell stories and slowly make him tell it back to you.

Tell him things of his interest and make him slowly repeat. parenting is an art. You need so much patience for this.

After trying this for a month or two if still, he's not improving I would suggest you meet a psychologist because they can asses your kid directly and guide you better.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Jilu Joseph, General & Family Physician
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