Teaching a child with special needs is difficult, whether you are a parent or a teacher. Communication between school and parents enables both to experience success.
So, to review the above, there are several essentials: 1. Preparation up front will save you time. Just like with behavior management, proactive planning will make your life so much easier. Notice when you have the most difficulties - is it at a...
A look at the literacy patterns of 'soft c' and 'soft g', the rules and how to teach them. It includes tips on general teaching of dyslexics, approaches to use and examples of word lists.
Children with asperger's syndrome experience difficulties associated with theory of mind, also known as mindblindness. The asperger child has difficluty making inferences as demonstrated through black-and-white thinking, rule-bound thinking, truth-bound thinking, perseverative thinking,rigid...
With the advent of the Response to Intervention process, IQ testing has been getting a lot of publicity. Many believe it is not needed, others feel it is still a valid method of obtaining information.
Help and advice for parents & helpers of dyslexic children. Background information and practical suggestions to support reading practice. Designed to reassure and provide an upbeat approach.
My child, probably the only kid on this planet that when he hears "we're going to Disney World" crumples into a heap of anxiety and despair. That was his first reaction, then came the total defiance: "I'm not going! I hate Disney World!"
Many special needs adults are now outliving their parents. What happens to adults with special needs as they become older and family members are no longer able to care for them?
A new journey. First-time Mom to a special needs child. Guess it's time to fight, fight, fight. OMG Did I mention I'm 44 now and a little tired?
This family's bakery was begun to give their adult son a chance at a job and a possible future. Stories like this family's should be front page news every day.