Learning difficulty school
Learning difficulty school: The 5 most common learning difficulties seen in school is dyslexia (affects reading), ADD/ADHD, dyscalculia (affects math), dysgraphia (affects writing), and processing deficits (affects making sense of sensory data).
Children with Learning difficulty school often get left behind because they can’t keep up with the class and can’t complete everyday school tasks with ease and fluency. This can really break a child’s confidence and make it difficult to do what is expected of them in class.
The tutors at Catch Up Kids are trained to help kids overcome the learning difficulties and find strategies that work for them so that they are able to go on in class and complete academic tasks.
It is possible for a child with learning difficulties to go to a mainstream school and be on par with their peers. At Catch Up Kids they address issues like emotional coping, attention, planning, inhibition, memory, self-monitoring, time management, meta-cognition, problem solving and more.
Children with learning difficulties can still learn just in a different what than other kids. At Catch up kids they work to find a method that teaches the child in a way they understand and can transfer it to the classroom.
Dyslexia as a learning difficulty is something that can be overcome with the right methods. Catch up kids will look at where exactly the problem lies and then address those problems. These methods might include eye exercises and different reading exercise.
For a child who struggles with ADD Catch up kids can help them improve concentration, teach them organization skills and how to manage impulsive behaviours.
There is more than one way to do math. For kids who struggle with math (dyscalculia) this can be a daunting subject. Catch up kids looks at where the gaps are in a child’s math skills and fill those gaps in ways the child learns and would remember it in the future. Some children learn better visually and other rely more on tactile or auditory input, these are all things that can be used to help the child overcome this learning difficulty.
A child who struggles with dysgraphia (writing) struggles with the physical act of writing as well as writing grammatically correct. Catch up kids uses different methods to improve pencil grip, sentence structure and grammatical awareness. These are all problems that can be addressed and correct by certain modifications that the case supervisor might recommend. The supervisor at Catch Up Kids will look at all options until they find the methods that work for that specific child.
Learning difficulty school: Learning difficulties that involve processing deficits include struggling processing information received via auditory or visual methods. Catch up kids looks at where in this process it is too overwhelming for the child or the information is not processed completely and which way works for that child. Catch up kids then takes the one the child is stronger in and builds on that strength to help with the processing.
The aim is to improve confidence and filling in the gaps so that the child is able to perform on their peer’s academic levels.