A loving, persistent parent as advocate is the dyslexic child’s best ally. He doesn’t have to end up on the scrap heap of humanity.
Today, I administered the state English Language Arts examination to 4 students who receive speech-language therapy from me.
Their academic accommodations require them to be tested in a small group, a separate location, with minimal distractions. Two receive additional time; two do not.
Twenty minutes into the test, JR, an 8-year-old boy, folded his arms on the table, then put his head down onto them.
As I watched him, his face became flushed. A few minutes later, he burst into tears.
Our modern conveniences and products make our lives easier to manage, but have you ever considered that they might impact on our health?
There are many factors in our modern environments that can negatively impact on health. For the purposes of this article, we will address aspects related to learning and functioning of your child.