Post-traumatic stress and emotional distress

Post-traumatic stress can cause low academic performance in children. It isn’t always easy to identity but when it is, it must be attended by a professional. This condition usually manifests with the following symptoms:

  • Fear
  • Nightmares
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Nervousness
  • Lack of motivation
  • Adoption of atypical behavior

Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder

This is a condition that affects approximately 3% of the world’s population. ADHD is characterized by increased motor excitability (running, jumping and difficulty focusing in the classroom).

Unfortunately, due to a lack of information, the term “problem child” is often used and the condition goes untreated. Detecting and treating the disorder will help improve the child’s academic performance.

Around 50% of people who suffered from ADHD in their childhood will suffer from it in adulthood. Specific learning difficulties Learning difficulties are more common than you think. Keep in mind that learning difficulties don’t imply mental retardation.

These difficulties can affect a child to a greater or lesser degree depending on the case. It is always necessary to put into practice a sustainable strategy to solve the problem.

Learning difficulties like dyslexia or dyscalculia are causes of poor academic performance in children.