Our 6-year-old son started kindergarten a few weeks ago, and it's been nothing short of a disaster. He's in public school with a class of 21 students, and his behavior has not been good. In after-care, it's been far worse. He hits, kicks and shoves counselors and students when he doesn't get what he wants and also throws tantrums. They're threatening to throw him out, despite being well aware of his medical condition. He's on medication (Vyvanse) which helps in many ways. Yet, he's socially delayed, hence the tantrums, whining, etc. He's not a bad child, and in fact tells us all the time he wants to be good. But he can't control his impulses, which gets him into a lot of trouble. I'm sure private schools will be even less tolerant of his behavior. We don't know what to do. ADHD isn't considered a developmental delay, so we can't put him in a smaller class. I jump every time my phone rings, fearing it's his school. Does anybody have suggestions?
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