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  • Be active in developing cooperation with your child's school community.
  • Ensure that your child has self-esteem and motivation.
  • Keep your expectations high, but be realistic.
  • Do not do the things your child can do on their own.
  • Learning disabilities are identified using various tests and implementing clinical observations conducted by experts in the field. Children’s abilities are examined in parallel with their intelligence and skills.
  • Strengths and weaknesses are identified as a result of the observations and evaluations which are performed by clinicians. The child's family is informed on the evaluation results.
  • It is not easy for children to achieve regular curriculum learning. Children forced to learn in a regular curriculum cannot show the expected success, they can be accused of laziness, unwillingness and naughtiness. Over time, they can get away from school and their social environment by losing their self-confidence. So, do not give a lot of responsibilities to your children; instead, get expert help. School psychologists are among the first people who should be consulted in this regard.
  • Collaborate with the classroom teacher too.





20 December 2014

Final Partners’ meeting

The fourth partners’ meeting took place in Florence (IT) on 15 December 2014. The meeting had the objective to check the activities carried out since the third meeting of the project and share and assess the in progress results. A special focus has been dedicated to the presentation of the strategies to solve the case scenarios.