Entries by CatchUp Kids

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ADHD and Learning Difficulties

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is often accompanied by various learning difficulties, making it essential to understand how these conditions interact and impact children. ADHD and learning difficulties frequently coexist, creating unique challenges in educational and personal development. Although there is no cure for these conditions, early intervention and tailored support can significantly alleviate their […]

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How to Evaluate if Your Child Needs Help at School

Ensuring a solid educational foundation is crucial for a child’s future success. Recognizing when your child might need extra support can make a significant difference in their academic journey. Understanding how to evaluate if your child needs help at school to lay their foundation is essential for parents and guardians. Early intervention can help mitigate […]

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Integrating Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) into Your Child’s ADHD Treatment Plan

There is presently no cure for Attention Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), however there are various treatments and interventions which can manage the symptoms effectively. One such approach is integrating Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), into your child’s ADHD treatment plan.    ABA is a therapeutic approach that focuses on understanding and improving behavioural issues. ABA is commonly […]

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Common learning difficulties in children

Every child’s learning journey is unique. Many children encounter hurdles that can impede their progress and it is important to identify these challenges early to seek the necessary intervention. Implementing effective strategies can significantly aid children in overcoming these obstacle and assist them in achieving great results at school. Here are some common learning difficulties kids […]

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Remedial / Extra Classes

Remedial / Extra Classes – classes within a school setting- have aspects of traditional schooling, but focus on providing individual instructions, instead of giving instructions to the class as a whole. Teachers who teach remedial classes have specialised training that allows them to understand the individual needs of students with Autism, ADHD, other neurological conditions, […]

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Learning Disabilities tutoring

There are various tutoring companies around the world that specifically teach tutors how to tutor for children with learning and/or neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and autism. There are also companies through which tutors with special needs tutoring freelance and have experience doing so.   The core principles of learning disabilities are an important thing […]

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Natural Remedies for ADHD in Children

For parents navigating the challenges of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in their children, the search for effective and gentle solutions is a heartfelt mission. While there’s no magic cure, there’s a growing interest among parents in natural remedies for ADHD in children to complement traditional approaches. Let’s explore a range of natural strategies tailored […]

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Schools for learning disabilities (Special Needs Schools)

There are so many different options that can be chosen to support a child with Special Education Needs (SEN)I n need of extra learning and everyday help. The South African government defines special needs schools as schools that “caters for students who have special educational needs due to severe learning disabilities, physical disabilities or behavioural […]

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ABA tutors and home-based programmes

Applied Behavioural Analysis, a psychology-based learning process, is a very important part of Special Education Needs tutoring. The core premise of ABA is that the child will always give their best try if the reward is large enough. This reward can range from snacks to verbal reinforcement (which is usually a given in the ABA […]