When OK doesn’t mean everything is OK… | skwarepegrowndhole

So, last week we had parents’ evening. It was fab. Every teacher had good things to say about effort, behaviour and grades. There were a few comments about spelling and presentation (which is to be expected with dyslexia), but EVERY teacher had good, positive things to say about him, and he is doing really well, even in art (not a subject he has particularly enjoyed before). Therefore everything must be going really well.

Er, no. Everything is going really well for most of the time, but good grades do not necessarily equal good mental health. Good grades equal a smart kid who works hard,…

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