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By Peter Westwood

A Parent's consultant to studying problems offers mom and dad with a transparent rationalization of the numerous motives of kid's difficulties in studying. The e-book comprises jargon-free and sensible suggestion for assisting young children with analyzing, writing, and arithmetic. It additionally explains how formerly confirmed and potent tools could be carried out in home-tutoring occasions, in addition to in class. whereas the focal point is on little ones with normal studying problems, the publication additionally offers very important information regarding instructing and dealing with young ones with highbrow, actual, and sensory disabilities, in addition to autism. A Parent's advisor to studying problems additionally comprises hyperlinks to on-line info assets and references to books that might be necessary.

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Uk/cbeebies/grownups/special_needs/blind/teacherann/ Children with impaired hearing Children are referred to as deaf if they are unable to interpret the speech of others or if their own speech is distorted. Children who can hear some sounds, and can therefore make some use of their remaining hearing, are termed hard of hearing or partially hearing. Many children with impaired hearing have no other disability; but it is important to note that hearing impairment is often present as an additional disability in children with intellectual disability, cerebral palsy or language disorder.

I n t ellec t ual d i s a b i l i t y a n d au t i s m 29 success rates. Lessons that employ direct instruction use an active style of teaching that gets many successful responses from the children in the time available and makes much use of reinforcement. The method ensures that children master important concepts and skills before moving on. There is heavy emphasis on practice, but lessons are made enjoyable and entertaining.  Other basic principles to consider when working with children with intellectual disability include the following: ◗ Do not sell the children short by expecting too little from them.

Guide a child’s perfor­ mance only to the point that he or she can take over control. It has often been observed that parents and other volunteer helpers are often ‘too helpful’. In their endeavours to make sure the child is success­ ful and doesn’t meet too many obstacles, they step in too quickly with help, guidance and direction instead of empowering the child to take responsibility. Independent practice and application Once the child is reasonably confident with a new skill or concept, he or she needs many opportunities to apply the knowledge without guidance and direction from the teacher/tutor.

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