Working memory difficulties are a feature of neurodevelopmental conditions. This makes so much of what happens at school or in learning situations more challenging than it should be. The good news is that there are plenty of small accommodations and adjustments that can make day-to-day learning easier. Continue reading →
Much can be learnt organically through play and in the informal routines of school and family life, but sometimes we have to work at it. Here are a few ideas to make the process easier. Continue reading →
Sometimes, a parent will quietly ask their child’s class teacher or another parent if what they see in their child is ‘normal’. Other times, a teacher might ask their student’s previous teacher whether a particular conduct or difficulty is typical for that chid, or they might seek the advice of a more experienced colleague or specialist.
Over time, teachers will see many behaviour patterns in their students. Continue reading →