hello there my son is 4 years and 10 months now. when he was 8 months he spoke his first word and till 3 years he just only spoke words. He is my only child. by 4 years and 4 months he started speaking sentences there was a sudden improvement. he has eye contact at home but at the Montessori the teacher there complains that he's unable to mingle with the other children no eye contact and they also find it difficult to make him concentrate on his work. he loves to mingle but unable to express himself. Due to corona they had a huge break. He started his Montessori at the beginning of the year attended only 2 months then due to corona they closed school and reopened it this September. He's quite normal at home even moves well with relatives but when someone new to him approaches him or questions him he looks away doesn't look at themand never responds. is this normal? the teacher also said that he uses his own syllable s at times which makes others unable to understand.

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I can understand your concern. Every child is different and considering your child age and amount of time he had attended nursery school based on this it would not be right to say that child is shy or don't pay attention. I don't think there is anything to worry as attending online classes is a very new concept for everyone and every child opens up at there own pace It would be better if you try to make a group of your childs classmate and bring them online for interaction give him some time to open up with them, ask them to play certain age appropriate games like pictionary, atlas you can search for more options. Involve him with you in storytelling, role plays. In which u can act as a student and allow him to be a teacher. With consistency you will find changes in him. If then too things don't change then you can refer to a child psychologist. Take Care

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