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My child's grades are falling, what should I do?
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Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Schedule check up
See your pediatrician and make sure your child gets their hearing and vision checked.
Often hearing or vision problems may cause grades to fall because the child isn't able to see the blackboard or hear the teacher well. Talk to your child and see if they have any idea what the problems is- are they getting too distracted in the classroom, are they nervous, etc?

In brief: Schedule check up
See your pediatrician and make sure your child gets their hearing and vision checked.
Often hearing or vision problems may cause grades to fall because the child isn't able to see the blackboard or hear the teacher well. Talk to your child and see if they have any idea what the problems is- are they getting too distracted in the classroom, are they nervous, etc?
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: Talk to teachersAND
It is best for a start to talk to the teachers and schhol counselor, they will be able to give you some information and child may need some extra guidance etc.
If still poor grade, you need to demand a child study team evaluation, which is a comprehensive evaluation by tachers, child psychologist and pediatrician recommendations are made for special education, small class, tretment of adhd if present etc.

In brief: Talk to teachersAND
It is best for a start to talk to the teachers and schhol counselor, they will be able to give you some information and child may need some extra guidance etc.
If still poor grade, you need to demand a child study team evaluation, which is a comprehensive evaluation by tachers, child psychologist and pediatrician recommendations are made for special education, small class, tretment of adhd if present etc.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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