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Hi, my name is coll!

collcoll Posts: 1 Literally just got here
I'm not sure if this is the correct place for advice- young minds are to busy to accept calls so I am trying here.

My daughter will be 5 in March but still gets really upset when I have to leave her for school, this has been going on since nursery.
 I have spoken to her, and am aware that a child has been hitting and pushing her in school!I have told the teachers this.
I know that she is shy, so she does classes in dance,swimming and Ju Jitsu to help improve her confidence.
I have tried speaking to her, getting to school early to drop her off so their are not alot of parents/children around. I have bought story books that are suppose to help with separation anxiety.
Does anyone know what I should do next as I do not want her to suffer from anxiety.
I do believe my child may have ADHD, but as she is not a problem child and does not disrupt the class,  I will not get any help with this. I have mentioned my worries to my GP regarding this to be fobbed off and said "to see how it goes'- it's 2 years now and it needs to be addressed, as I hate seeing her so anxious.
I would be grateful for any advice and places I can go for help.
Thanks in advance.


  • *BananaMonkey**BananaMonkey* Lyrical Poster Posts: 5,428 Part of The Furniture
    Hey Coll,

    Welcome to The Mix

    It sounds like you have a lot to deal with, I think you should seek advice from another GP, you need to stand your ground, I know it's easier said than done though. My sister has gone through the same with her 6 year old, she kept getting told it's nothing, and it's been going on since he was about 18 months. 

    Only now is my sister getting some support, 

    I know something that helps my nephew is pictures, a visual routine, easy to do, and also having pictures of different faces so that he can show how he is feeling. 

    Hope this helps,

    Your not alone. We are here if you need to talk :heart:

    " And everywhere I am, there you'll be, your love made me make it through, oh I owe so much to you "
    " So I say thank you for the music, the songs I'm singing, thanks for all the joy they're bringing, who can live without it, I ask in all honestly what would life be? Without a song or a dance, what are we? So I say thank you for the music, for giving it to me "
    '' It's a beautiful day and I can't stop myself from smiling "
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 13,814 Born on Earth, Raised by The Mix

    Welcome to the site. 
    Did your gp give you any advice or other places to seek help?  sorry i dont have much advice apart from that i think that you should keep going to GP. And say its not getting any better and that you realise some anxiety is normal but it needs help with. 

    Hope you can get some help 
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