Young gifted children, especially those who suffer from Psychomotor Overexcitability*, can be very active, always on the go and wanting to be constantly engaged in an activity. Many parents of young gifted children who are very active despair that their child won’t sit still at the dinner table, eagerly rush into things before they’ve heard … Continue reading
ATTENTION DEFICIT AND HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS by Lawrence Wilson, MD © December 2009, The Center For Development Today one out of every five children is diagnosed with a behavior or learning disorder. It is often a nightmarish experience for both parents and children. Also, the problem does not necessarily end when the children grow up. It … Continue reading
The highly sensitive child, behavioural inhibition and learning movement skills Reblogged from The highly sensitive child, behavioural inhibition and learning movement skills | skillsforaction.com. About 15 – 20 percent of children are born with a temperament style that is very cautious and often quite fearful. Elaine Aron coined the phase “highly sensitive child” for these … Continue reading
Skills training for children with movement difficulties Ideas and resources for parents, teachers and therapists via SfA Resources for Parents, Teachers and Therapists | skillsforaction.com.
What is Dyspraxia? Some children despite adequate teaching, a stimulating environment and with a generally normal intellect, have difficulty with movement and specific aspects of learning. Dyspraxia is a difficulty with thinking out, planning and carrying out sensory / motor tasks. Read more via Welcome to Dyspraxia | Dyspraxia Association of Ireland.