School is a very troubling thing for some students. If a student doesn’t process well, there is going to be trouble. Some students quit trying, some quit caring, some start using drugs, but all are doing one thing….avoiding school. School needs to be broken down into single task options. Then the next task then the next. Multiple step instructions and certain topics are daunting and scary and often cause backlash. See [parenting tips], [school refusal] [processing]