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First Im so glad I found a support group for this. My son is 14 and has ADHD he was diagnosed at the age of 6. Omg when I tell you this has been an emotional rollercoaster. The public schools suck my son is at reading at a 4the grade level his math is 5the grade. When I tell you I'm so frustrated he finally got an IEP FINALLY!! How do you guys deal with this because I always have a mental breakdown. Any feedback will be appreciated

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I understand! It’s so difficult to deal with and the schools are overloaded. I’m glad he has an IEP, that should help! Remember to take care of yourself, too!

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Thank you so much.

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my son is 8 ived been dealing with public school for 2 years but this years has been so hard,my son has a teacher that has ADHD and constantly emails me complaining and asking if i have given his meds so annoying!so understand you..

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Ooh honey sound so familiar his teacher doesn't have it, but Lord do they complain. These teachers need to be educated on children like ours. It's so sad because our babies are the ones that suffers 🤦

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Right!

And then sends me a note home asking what am I doing to help son to focus....ummmm... everything I know off like if I had the right answer...

Thanks for reply

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Oh wow I would get notes too. My question is what is she doing as his teacher to help as well. Honestly some teachers don't want to put in the work it's horrible. I got me a lawyer and won I couldn't take it any more

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I literally told him what he probably didn't want to hear..

Last..I told him It is what it is ,I am really trying but I still don't have the right plan this minute...

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Pray! That is what helps me. My son has his good days and bad days. It never gets any easier.

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Thank you

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Good question. Deal with it one day at a time and with identified issues to address. Otherwise, the behaviors and issues can overwhelm us.

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Yes

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I totally understand where you are coming from. My son is 14 as well. He is behind in school. Emotional roller coaster is a very good description. I put him in sylvan learning to catch up and now he has a math tutor and I tutor him in English. Of corse his physical education mark is a 90 so I know he has the potential to learn.

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Omg yes my son started there on Monday. I am so happy and he seems to like it so far

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