This can be due to several reasons: - The child has a low IQ. This you can tell
if the child takes hours to understand the concepts and cannot retain the
concepts for long. There is no treatment to increase the IQ as it is a birth
defect. But you can train your child to lead a normal life with the help of
professionals. - The child has dyslexia. This you can tell when even though the
child understands the concepts, retains the concepts, but still cannot score
well. The child might not be scoring well but will be good at something else.
Dyslexia can be treated with proper intervention and therapies. - There is
something which is bothering your child. This can be confirmed if the child
along with poor grades is not sleeping well, not eating well, shows other
behavioural problems. Here, depression or anxiety can be the underlying causes.
In any case, it is best to consult a clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist for