I have a 5 year old son who was born at 26 weeks gestation. We've been very blessed, and his only known issue is a moderate hearing loss and speech delay. For this reason, he has been attending preschool since he was 3 years old. It was determined that he wasn't ready for kindergarten this year since his conversation skills are still delayed, so he is again attending a preschool program. He seems very frustrated and angry alot since starting back to school, and I have noticed a "step-up" in the responsibility given him at school and the consequences if he doesn't adhere. My concern is that because of his prematurity, he is emotionally delayed as well (he seems to be on about the same level as my 3 year old daughter) and I sometimes resent the fact that his teacher expects him to behave the same as her other 5 year old students. Am I babying him too much, or do I have a legitimate concern? Anyone with experience in this area is welcome to advise!! Thanks so much.View Thread
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