It began as a response to a plea from the Howard League, an organisation which has been responsible for establishing programmes for prisoners to assist them with learning, training for employment and physical activities such as yoga. An established literacy programme is in place and, although I have considerable experience in literacy and phonological awareness, I wanted to devise a programme which extended their language development.
This article explores the dangers of unlimited screen time and internet access for young children. It also includes tips for parents who would like to ensure their child's online environment is a space space.
Written by Marie Kelly and publised in the Hyperexpress ADHD Newsletter September 2018
Why is it that some children can read fluently, yet when you ask them to retell the essence of the story or you ask them a direct question, they look at you blankly? Parents often wonder what they can do to help their children understand stories. We explore the key aspects of comprehension-building.