By Peter Westwood
A Parent's consultant to studying problems presents mom and dad with a transparent clarification of the various reasons of kid's difficulties in studying. The booklet includes jargon-free and useful suggestion for aiding childrens with studying, writing, and arithmetic. It additionally explains how formerly confirmed and powerful tools will be carried out in home-tutoring events, in addition to in class. whereas the point of interest is on youngsters with common studying problems, the booklet additionally offers very important information regarding instructing and coping with youngsters with highbrow, actual, and sensory disabilities, in addition to autism. A Parent's advisor to studying problems additionally contains hyperlinks to on-line details assets and references to books that might be valuable.
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Extra info for A Parent's Guide to Learning Difficulties: How to Help Your Child
Assistive technology The use of assistive technology can be of enormous help to children with partial sight. Many devices have been designed to enable a student to cope with print. Equipment includes magnification aids, CC television (used to enlarge an image), calculators and electronic dictionaries with speech output, ‘compressed speech’ recorders, and equipment to reproduce Braille pages or embossed pictures, diagrams and maps. Some students with impaired vision benefit from ‘low tech’ aids such as modified desks with raised tops to bring materials closer to the child’s eyes, 36 a pare n t ’ s g u i d e t o lear n i n g d i ff i cul t i e s or with a lamp attachment for increased illumination of the page.
How many children with special needs in regular classes? Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities, 5, 3, 24–35. 23 24 a pare n t ’ s g u i d e t o lear n i n g d i ff i cul t i e s Placement – a dilemma for parents For parents of children with a disability, it is often extremely difficult to decide whether or not to have their child educated in an ordinary school or in a special school. Obviously, parents want their child to have the best opportunity to learn, not only in terms of knowledge and skills within the curriculum but also in terms of social adjustment and independence in the community.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-Merrill-Prentice Hall. , & Wehmeyer, M. L. (2007). ). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-Merrill-Prentice Hall. Carnine, D. , Kameenui, E. , Tarver, S. , & Jongjohann, K. (2006). Teaching struggling and at-risk readers: A direct instruction approach. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-MerrillPrentice Hall. Individuals with the condition vary greatly one from another. Some children with mild autism are close to normal in many aspects of their behaviour, but others are very low-functioning in terms of intelligence, self-control, communication and social skills.
A Parent's Guide to Learning Difficulties: How to Help Your Child by Peter Westwood