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School phobia & learning difficulties.

Some children have genuine concerns about school. It is very important to listen the child carefully, if he is able to tell about this and give all the support necessary to deal with the problem.

Oher children can develop a variety of physical ailments on school days, including tummy aches, headaches, nausea and vomiting and even fainting. It can become obvious, when ailment clear up at weekends or at school holidays.

The problems at school may include bulling, feeling insecure, finding it hard to keep up with the work or a difficult relationship with the teacher or a particular classmate.

In the past many children with learning difficulties went undiagnosed and were labelled as “stupid”. The consequence of it, that even today, as adults these people still feel inadequate and have little confidence in to there abilities.

If the child has difficulties in reading and writing, or maths, it doesn’t mean that the child is unintelligent. In fact, the opposite is often true. Many well-known, able people are dyslexic. Dyslexia refers to difficulties in reading, spelling and writing.

If we don’t expect all children achieve the same target at the same time and look at children with learning difficulties as individuals it will help these children to fulfil their potential instead of being left to feel different and inadequate.

Homeopathic constitutional treatment may also help to bring out the full potential of the child’s learning abilities, especially, if they have developed a feeling of inadequacy and low self-esteem.