A recent article in the NASEN magazine that talks about changing of perspectives and rethinking disabilities as superpowers! Different or disabled? Time to change our thinking! the-power-of-different
Here are 50 fun ways to improve your child’s fine motor development.
Welcome to another brand new year at YIS! We have lots of new families joining us and this article is a really good reminder that whether or not your child has a learning need, every child needs to be understood. A conversation jar is a great way to connect with children and hope that everyone finds something helpful in this article.
26 phrases to calm an angry child! Some of these strategies are tried and tested and do work. Keep at it and you will find ways to help your child not just deal with the anger but accept and understand the emotion and then let it go!
More and more research in neuroplasticity brings us greater hope in that we all have the capacity to rewire our brain, our emotions and our learning! Here is a good read.
The buzz word in the educational field of research seems to be Executive Functioning. This refers to our ability to take in information through our senses and process them appropriately in order to plan, attend to and organise tasks and basically “make sense” of the world around us. This video tells us more.
There is an increasing amount of globalisation on many levels today and language plays a key role to enable this movement. Mia Nacamulli explores the advantages of having a bilingual or multilingual brain. Watch this TED ED video to learn more.
The Learning Support team at YIS extends a warm welcome to all of you as we start another exciting year! The purpose of the Learning Support blog is to provide you with educational resources, articles and any important updates in the areas of various learning needs. We aim to collaborate with all parents, staff and students to find the most effective ways in supporting our students and their learning. Do visit the blog and we hope you enjoy this learning journey as much as we do!
This website has some really good videos and games to help decode, read and do simple math for young children or children with learning difficulties.
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