There’s more than one way to teach focus, self-control, concentration, and responsibility. Our favorite? These board, card, and action games that make learning fun and collaborative!
How do you keep your child with ADHD focused, happy, and learning in the new world of preschool? These tips for preschool teachers and parents will give young children starting school a running start.
At times preschoolers may have difficulty paying attention, following directions, and waiting or taking their turn. These behaviors can be common and age appropriate or they may indicate the need for an Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) evaluation. As a parent, you might wonder whether your preschooler has ADHD or is just being rambunctious and acting typical for his or her age. This fact sheet will tell you more about ADHD in preschoolers and what to do if you are concerned about your child.
Dialogic reading involves an adult and child having a dialogue around the text they are reading aloud together. Learn how to use this strategy effectively to help kids build vocabulary and verbal fluency skills and understand story structure and meaning. Downloadable handouts to help guide parents in using dialogic reading are available in English and 14 other languages.
Common signs and symptoms of written language disorders are listed below by developmental level. Be mindful that some signs and symptoms may be influenced by cultural and linguistic variations and are not indicative of a disorder.
It is important to implement strategies that address the needs of the individual. We recommend that you apply these strategies across home, school, and community contexts.