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Inability To Organize Oneself And School Work
Poor concentration : May result from many causes. Evaluation by a qualified mental health professional may help to identify cause(s) and develop specific interventions. Balance in life, good sleep and nutrition, stress and anxiety reduction, and exercise are helpful no matter what the cause. Best regards for relief soon. ...Read more
One way is too...: ... Fully engage in what you are doing. If you focus intensely on the task at hand, then extraneous sources of stress and longer term concerns will not affect you as much. Of course, you may need treatment (meds, counseling, spiritual inspiration) to fully overcome disabling stress, but the best first step is to compartmentalize your other challenges so you can deal with the task at hand. ...Read more
6y/0 has jra & starting to hurt when she writes and colors. She can't get into her rheumo for 2 wks. Any suggestions on how she can do school work?
Request Section 504: Your daughter is eligible for classroom modifications based on jra as an "other health impairment" under the american rehabilition act of 1973's section 504. Request it of her teacher so that your daughter can give oral reports if writing or keyboarding is too painful, or the length of assignments can be reduced & non-essential tasks like coloring can be deleted or deferred. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer