Assisting the Learning Process in Children with Difficulties

Assisting the Learning Process in Children with Difficulties

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INSTRUCTORS:
Janice Glover
Speech & Language Therapist

Assisting the Learning Process in Children with Difficulties

Points: 5 CPD POINTS

 


This presentation will look at the following:

  • The Therapeutic Relationship
  • Children are unique.
  • Knowledge and insight are empowering.
  • Insight is more helpful than ignorance.
  • The initial meeting.
  • Testing.
  • How to proceed.
  • What a child is to learn if he is to learn well.
  • Hindrances to learning.
  • Conclusion.
  • More Brain Learning
  • More Brain Learning and memory.
  • More Brain Learning and vocabulary.
  • Teaching Vocabulary
  • Expressive Language
  • Providing a System.
  • Formulation of a basic sentence.
  • Sequences of sentences.
  • Conjunctions.
  • Starters.
  • Story planning and writing – two alternatives.
  • Receptive Language
  • A systematic approach to improve receptive language.
  • Visualisation / Verbalisation skills.
  • Materials which require interpretation.
  • Linking skills – at home, in the classroom and for study purposes.
  • Phonological Awareness
  • What is it and why is it important for spelling?
  • Sounds versus Letters
  • Learning to write Challenging Letters
  • Spelling
  • Providing the child with a system.
  • Long and short vowels.
  • Simple and complex consonants.
  • Simple and complex endings