“Life is like a departure lounge. The place you end up depends on which ticket you bought.” ~ Dr. Dion T. Harrigan
When children are born, they each come with their own “equipment.”
Law enforcement officers turn to their fingerprint files when searching for a criminal. The doors to some high-tech offices are now opened by the eye-print of the person seeking access. Blind people identify the person addressing them by their voice-print. An approaching individual can be recognized by his gait. The identity of a dead person may be ascertained by his dentition.
Florence is the mother of an amazing teenager; an educational consultant, author, speaker, speech-language pathologist, encourager and perpetual optimist. She shares tips, tools and resources with mothers (and other caregivers) of struggling and/or failing children. She is fiercely committed to helping them develop and enhance their children's foundational skills for learning, to grow them to success in school and life. A believer in the unique learning abilities of all children, she is an advocate for those who learn differently.
A few years ago, I went to visit my friend during my vacation time. When I walked into her home, I straightened up immediately. Everything was in order.
You know the stuff your parents tell you as a child like, “A place for everything, and everything in its place?” She followed that principle.
I peeked into her closet. The clothing hangers were all white. And not only were her clothes sorted by category, but also by color.
At the parent teacher conference, Kenny’s teacher told his mom that he should read for at least 20 minutes every day. All children love stories but some children hate books. Kenny hated reading books. What should his mom do in that situation?
Many children who learn differently, have trouble reading flat symbols on a page.