Neil (name changed) was 3.8 years old studying in Nursery when he came for an assessment. He was a preterm baby by 1 month and his motor milestones were delayed. He also exhibited behaviour difficulties (hyperactivity and inattention). Parents reported difficulty remaining seated, following directions, fearfulness and withdrawal from activities. In addition to this parent …
Inclusion & Inclusive Practices
Here are 3 distinct stories, or case studies on therapy with children diagnosed with Autism (ASD). They highlight varied approaches in each case and are useful illustrations of these techniques in successful interventions.
A senior special educator shares an interesting success story about a primary grade special child with a fairly typical profile. She demonstrates how with a well designed therapy plan and proactive approach to continuing therapy, significant changes can be expected during early years.
This article highlights the importance of some of the key roles of a school counsellor in enhancing the social and mental wellbeing of school children with an emphasis on life skills guidance classes.
Childhood experiences last a lifetime. A teachers ability to use listening as a means of empathy can greatly impact growth of children, their self worth and esteem. This story also underlined the value of listening in later life.