Hello I am new here,
My 9yo boy has recently been diagnosed, he is not hyperactive and at first they thought it was a different issue. As the schooling advances and the studies become more advanced, he is struggling. The teacher is very accommodating but he loses a lot of information in the day through inattentiveness and has problem reading and writing (very slow) and although he is much better with mathematics problems that require more than one or two steps to work out are an issue. Does anyone have any advice, how can I help him? His self esteem is suffering and he has become disinterested with school and homework, often crying just at the thought of having to complete it. It is a shame as he is a creative and loving and gentle child with a lot to offer.
Currently he is not medicated but has been going to phsycotherapist for cognitive behaviour therapy.