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by swortionery
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Replies: 574
Views: 124685

Re: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorde

I wrote a series of articles a few weeks back, sharing some of the tricks that I use during therapy to regulate the behaviour of students with ADHD: What it means to have ADHD: myths and truths Conditioning kids with ADHD to behave better Using volume to regulate behaviour of kids with ADHD Appealin...
by swortionery
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About Dyslexia
Replies: 538
Views: 155202

Re: All About Dyslexia

I received notice of this seminar from The Book Council, which is hosting the event. Sharing here in this thread in case any parents wish to attend. SEMINAR: Improving the reading comprehension skills of dyslexic children aged 7 – 9. 3 March 2018 (Saturday), 9.30am - 4.30pm (you can opt for whole d...
by swortionery
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Primary 6 & PSLE
Topic: 2018 PSLE Discussions & Strategies (Born in 2006)
Replies: 2744
Views: 438572

Re: 2018 PSLE Discussions & Strategies (Born in 2006)

If P6, there little time to be falling behind & so shld support them thro their journey towards improving themselves. It's not just abt grades but also life lessons in putting in the best & keep on at it. With better understanding of the topics/subj, the child shld feel less insurmountable & want t...
by swortionery
Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Replies: 574
Views: 124685

Re: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorde

Specialkids wrote:And it's really a pretty misunderstood special order.
Seconded!
by swortionery
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: All About Bullying
Replies: 391
Views: 77053

Re: All About Bullying

Echoing what zac's mum said: I've had students before who had transferred to another school when the bullying got really bad. Things did get better for them, but bear in mind they also did receive social skills training (under me and another speech therapist). You might want to look into that -- hav...
by swortionery
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About Dyslexia
Replies: 538
Views: 155202

Re: All About Dyslexia

Hi parents, got a great resource for all of you today. Here's a deck of 26 A6-sized basic phonogram cards, ready to be printed out for use as flash cards. They come with matching pictures too, for providing prompts. As usual, credits for all images and fonts go to their respective authors/illustrato...
by swortionery
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Replies: 574
Views: 124685

Re: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorde

Evening parents, for those of you with older children (especially if they're in the teenage years), this may interest you: I recently wrote a series of blog posts featuring one of my students with Dyslexia and ADHD who'd done exceedingly well for his Term 3 and Term 4 exams (the student is going on ...
by swortionery
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About Dyslexia
Replies: 538
Views: 155202

Re: All About Dyslexia

The Gifted Lab ($1200) Just to add clarification, $1200 is for a comprehensive learning assessment. An assessment for dyslexia is $950. :) -EDIT- By the way, I recently received a request to upload resources related to phonics. Here is a sample activity that I do with younger dyslexic students. If ...
by swortionery
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Social, Outings, and Games
Topic: Spooks & Horrors - a Halloween event for youths (29 Oct)
Replies: 0
Views: 467

Spooks & Horrors - a Halloween event for youths (29 Oct)

https://scontent-sin6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/22528775_10154813577885824_3844865508287823506_o.jpg?oh=673810b070df37b135cba614b34bd438&oe=5A692F65 Hello all! With most year-end exams having ended, Swords & Stationery , a group specialising in educational therapy / specialist tuition for kids and y...
by swortionery
Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: All About Bullying
Replies: 391
Views: 77053

Re: All About Bullying

Bullying cases will only reduce when we teach our kids to not only speak up for themselves but also to speak up for others. How many of us only sit up when our kids get bullied? In normal circumstances, do we tell our kids to mind their own business or speak up for the weaker kids? In bullying inci...