When a child is falling behind in their studies, parents owe it to their child to determine if this is due to a learning disability. The following recommendations are helpful when a learning disability is suspected.
Young children just love to ‘play school’. These suggestions to enhance this timeless and creative activity provide an excellent opportunity for children to reinforce and extend their skills in reading, math, story writing, and science while having fun!
Children can develop the concept of respect more easily when they witness their parents or teachers demonstrating respectful behaviours towards others. The following suggestions are helpful in developing improved awareness and tolerance in children for the unique gifts, talents and choices of other individuals.
If the academic goals and expectations are set too low for your child, you owe it to them to seek out alternate educational experiences so they can reach their highest potential.
The development of successful social skills is as important as the academics taught in schools. Parent/teacher role-modelling and support strategies can help students develop effective interpersonal skills.