Case Study Of The Classroom

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Case Study Tyler is a 10 year old boy brought by his parents for an educational assessment. An engaging little boy, his parents report that he is behind in his school work and has been in trouble for disruptive behaviour in the classroom. The school had provided school reports and he is below average on maths problems and his assignments appeared rushed and poorly put together. Socially, Tyler has friends but frequently has fights with them over trivial matters. Sometimes they tease him calling him a baby because of the way he reacts in social situations sometimes. His teacher reports that he is generally cooperative in the class room and notices that he displays lots of concrete thinking, unable to think of alternatives in problem solving. He does need support in the class room and the teacher has talked to the parents about an aid in the classroom. Tyler’s mum, Debbie reports that there weren’t any problems with his birth but she was worried as his speech was slightly delayed and when he did start talking, it appeared to take longer for him to produce words compared to other babies his age. DIAGNOSTIC FORMULATION Tyler brought by his parents for an educational assessment due to his low performance in his school work and also because he got in trouble for disruptive behaviour in the classroom. That was his first visit in the clinic. Based on the information available the symptoms reported such as disruptive behaviour in classroom, poor school performance,
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