Aa
A
A
A
Close
Child Behavior Forum
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Avatar universal

7 yr. old behavior

Okay I have a 7yr. old son in the second grade and he's constantly staying in trouble for talking too much and staying out of his seat.  I whoop him and take all toys away from him but that's not working.  He makes all A's and has perfect attendance but I don't know why he's constantly in trouble for talking.  Please help!
1 Responses
242606 tn?1243782648
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
I have two suggestions for you. First, arrange an evaluation for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - his symptoms, in your brief description, point in that direction. Second, your behavior management skills need improvement. Read Lynn Clark's book SOS Help for Parents and follow the methods he delineates (see www.sosprograms.com).
Popular Resources
Fearing autism, many parents aren't vaccinating their kids. Can doctors reverse this dangerous trend?
Is a gluten-free diet right for you?
We answer your top questions about the flu vaccine.
Learn which over-the-counter medicines are safe for you and your baby
Yummy eats that will keep your child healthy and happy
Healing home remedies for common ailments