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Hi. You have mentioned many changes for him and this could be a contributing factor to his not being able to manage his feelings in a positive way. While I think it is great that you are reaching out to his pediatrician, I would caution about rushing to any diagnosis unless he was properly evaluated by a Psychologist. He does not yet have the verbal skills to express properly what he is feeling and so he lashes out when he is overwhelmed by the feelings. Back to school time is hard for kids and he knows a new house is happening too. Work with the teachers to offer him positive feedback when he is doing the things they want him too and suggest to the teachers that they enlist him more to be their helper...setting table, putting out crafts, etc. He may feel empowered by this and it could be a great boost. When you talk with him at night let him know it is normal to have a lot of feelings and not know what to do with them and that his world is safe. With some great redirection he could do just fine.
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