School Strategies for Children with Learning Issues
Strategies to Help a Child Who Has Trouble Taking Notes in Class
In an excerpt from "Late, Lost, and Unprepared," authors Joyce Cooper-Kahn and Laurie Dietzel offer suggestions for helping kids whose problems with executive functioning keep them from taking good notes in class.
Homework Help for Kids with Special Needs
]It's normal for a child to hate doing homework, but for children with special learning, motor or developmental needs, that hatred can blow up into tantrums, meltdowns, and endless nag-a-thons. It doesn't have to be that way. Here are six ways to make the homework experience less painful for all involved.
Study Buddies Help Facts Stick
Memorizing facts and concepts can be tough for children with special learning, developmental or behavioral needs. These five study buddies can help turn that slippery information into sticky-notes for the brain.
How to Focus Attention on Math Worksheets
A big worksheet full of math problems can be big trouble for kids who have trouble focusing. A "forced focus" sheet can help you keep your learner's mind and pencil on the problem at hand.
How to Ensure Homework Delivery
Considering how hard getting the assignment down and doing the homework is for so many kids with special needs, getting the homework into the teacher's hands should be the easy part. Yet often completed work gets left in lockers or bookbags or desks at home. Here's how to get it where it's going.
Get a Homework "Cheat Sheet"
If your child needs homework help but you're lost on the topic, ask the teacher for a cheat sheet for your eyes only.