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Sons outbursts(4 Posts)
Can anyone shed any light on the troubles I’m having with my son. I worry about him a lot, he is 6 years old and really struggles to read or be motivated to learn. He is behind but I try and encourage him as best as he allows me to. His dad left me about 18 months ago and still sees him and our younger 4 year old regularly. he has these meltdowns where he can get so emotional and angry and lose grasp of what to do, he usually will try and hit my 4 year old. Now I must stress this is not a daily occurrence but it’s frequent enough. We have visited my gp who wanted us to self refair to try and get help also he wrote to the school. Now he is an anxious child who at times has to be pealed off me at school because he has decided he didn’t want to go and he wanted to stay with me so he would make excuses saying he had tummy ache, or felt sick. Things have really stabilised in recent months, but tonight I have had to hold him for 4 minutes with him screaming, crying and trying to get at his little brother because he nudged him whilst he was having a sip of drink and it spilt. It was such a hard thing to have to do, it’s like he just can’t control his emotions, he is a polite helpful kid full of love and affection, he has many friends at school too so socially he is fine when he is in a place of comfort. He does struggle when it comes to going to the doctors or being examined and the last time we couldn’t get his ears checked because he hid behind a chair. I’m not sure if anyone has got some similar stories that they could share with me. We have recently moved gp practices so I am going to call them in the morning, my other son has never been hurt by him.
How did you get on at the GP OP?
Gp just directed me to a self referral to get early help which I have done
Sorry to hear that you're not getting much support. Can you speak to SENCO at his school and ask for their opinion? They may be able to help