hello, I have been dealing all year with a very challenging student. He has a very difficult time attending, controlling his body (and his mouth), keeping his hands off of others, focusing at times, and generally following the rules. He has gotten kicked out of 2 day cares and 1 preschool. He is now in my kindergarten class and is having a difficult time - as are the other students and I. His mother flat out refuses to get any sort of help. She knows there is an issue but thinks it's allergies or the fact that he is tired some days. I have met with her on numerous occasions but she will not have him tested, labeled, or medicated. NOt that I suggested any of those but the school psychologist mentioned testing and I mentioned an OT screening and she wants none of it.
The OT was in observing another student and couldn't help but notice the student in question. She said he is a sensory seeker and we need to feed his system with stimuli: lifting heavy things, pushing/pull...See More