Classroom Management Techniques For Obsessive-Compulsive Students
Differently abled students, particularly those with obsessive-compulsive disorder may find school challenging. This may be a tricky task among teachers and parents. OCD, or what is sometimes called the generalized anxiety, affects children’s learning. A child with obsessive-compulsive behavior changes his mind as fast as a blink of an eye or performs the same habits many times. Children with obsessive-compulsive behavior generate obsessive thoughts that oftentimes cause difficulty in learning.
Boris Gindis, Ph.D.
Educational Classification for Your Internationally Adopted child: How Important Is It?
I wrote articles and spoke about school issues of internationally adopted children many times because schooling is the major activity of a child between 5 and 18: it affects all other aspects of their psychological functioning. Success or failure at school are critical not only for the future achievements of a child, they are a validation (or a lack of it) of self worth, the basis for a peer group selection and acceptance in it. School activities are on the background of emotional and behavioral stability in the family. No wonder that parents of IA children do everything they can to get help at school for their struggling children, and this, unfortunately, is not a straightforward process.
Help Your Child To Easily Learn Through Explicit Phonics, Visual, Kinesthetic, & Tactile Elements
Product designers at Child1st look at children first to discover how they learn. We integrate explicit phonics instruction with strategies to engage children with an array of learning strengths.
Boris Gindis, Ph.D.
Know Your Rights: Disability Manifestation Determination for Your Child
The new article of Dr. Boris Gindis spells out what and why should be done by the parents of internationally adopted children in regards to their child’s behavior issues at school. The author explains the importance of being well informed about the current laws (IDEA 2004) and the benefits of having a professional on your side when resolving contentious situations related to behavior of your child at school.
Learning to Think: Part Three - Continuing Mindfulness Throughout the Day
How useful are rote skills if your students don’t know how to apply them in everyday life? Here are some strategies that will help students learn to think independently.