Anxiety in school testing
by Monica Ball
(Red Oak, TX)
My daughter was diagnosed as a young child with gravitational insecurity and didn't walk until she was 18 months old. At the same time she was diagnosed with some sensory issues. When the therapy was over, we were not referred anywhere and assumed that everything was OK (their goal was to get her walking, and they did), but the sensory issues didn't go away. She is going into 3rd grade this year and in 2nd grade made some 50's and 60's on tests because she would get so anxious about not getting finished, she would overwelm herself and just start picking wrong answers. I think this is due to the SPD, but want to confirm that.
What can I do to get it diagnosed in case she needs assistance at school with TAKS and other routine tests in class. I don't want to scenario build, but I am concerned that this could be an issue.