Learning Differently

DOES YOUR CHILD STRUGGLE TO LEARN?

HERE IS A CHECKLIST THAT MAY HELP YOU DECIDE IF THEY NEED SUPPORT

DOES YOUR CHILD…

(Tick the box for any questions that might apply to your child)

Struggle with spelling, grammar or writing?

Have difficulty with math or problem-solving?

Have difficulty with reading and reading comprehension?

Have trouble keeping up with their schoolwork, despite their best efforts?

Find it challenging to remember information they have previously learned?

Have difficulty in understanding or completing homework assignments?

Have challenges in staying organised and planning their time?

Find writing task challenging and don’t know where to start?

Have difficulty expressing themselves clearly or understanding others?

Have emotional or behavioural challenges that impact their learning?

Frequently express frustration or negative feelings about their schoolwork?

Have difficulty expressing themselves clearly or understanding others?

 

Have trouble regulating emotions, such as getting upset or frustrated easily?

Have difficulty with social interaction or making friends?

Tells you he/she does not want to go to school?

HAS YOUR CHILD’S TEACHER MENTIONED TO YOU THAT YOUR CHILD:

(Tick the box for any questions that might apply to your child)

Does not hand in homework on time or at all?

Is unable to demonstrate their knowledge in written work

Has poor academic progress in relation to his/her peers?

Has trouble paying attention or staying focused in class?

Has trouble following instructions?

Is not enjoying school?

If you have concerns about your child’s learning based on your observations and response to this checklist, we encourage you to reach out to DAS to learn more about how we can support your child’s learning needs.