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Learning Social Skills Through Games
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Teaching your child to make friends… with games!

For many kids, socialising can be one of the hardest things to do. Some just can’t get social cues, while others may get emotional easily. One solution to help them develop good social skills? Consider games, in all their myriad forms (video and tabletop).

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Appealing to a child with ADHD to behave

One way to teach a child with ADHD to self-regulate is by letting them know when their behaviour is not acceptable, and explaining why. How can we appeal to them in a way that’s assertive but effective?

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Conditioning Kids With ADHD to Behave (7 Strategies That Work!)

Besides dyslexia, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (or ADHD) is the next most common learning difficulty among children and youths in Singapore, affecting nearly 5% of our students. On average, that’s about 3 students in every class! How can specialist caregivers, parents and guardians help to make the child less impulsive and more compliant?

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Student Spotlight

Ash, the misunderstood student (Part 3)

(Today’s post is a continuation of the ones from 23/10/2017 and 9/10/2017. You can read them first, in sequence, to get a better idea of Ash’s background and his development up until now.)

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Student Spotlight

Ash, the misunderstood student (Part 2)

(This post is a continuation of last fortnight’s post. While I will summarise the bulk of what was mentioned, I would recommend everyone who hasn’t read it already to do so, to have a better understanding of Ash’s background.)

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Student Spotlight

Ash, the misunderstood student (Part 1)

Swords & Stationery is reaching its 2-year anniversary soon. Looking back, I’ve had a lot of students with different needs. Some require(d) more attention; some need(ed) a harder, firmer approach. In the end, most had improved under my tutelage—academically, socially and emotionally. Naturally, many of them had also left a lasting but positive impression on me.

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