We are less willing to let boys be boys in classrooms

Sun 27 July 14

Many parents worry that their boisterous four-year-old son will never be able to sit still and focus on algebra. Others fret that their aggressive kindergarten toy thrower will never have friends. Some fear that their toddler son’s refusal to make eye contact or engage playmates indicates Asperger Syndrome. Now, a noted behavioural psychologist advises those parents to relax. Such behaviours are a normal part of boyhood and will typically fade over time in most children. Click here to continue reading.