Category: Assessments

How can I help my dyslexic child?

Remember, your worst day as a teacher or parent with a child with learning disabilities is still better than the average day a child with learning disabilities will have in school.


Any assistance you give to your child at home needs to be done in a creative and fun way. This means you need to mix work with play and keep your sense of humour about you. Use games, puzzles, songs, rhymes or even physical activity in order to help your child develop certain concepts. For example, maths does not have to be taught sitting at a table with paper and pencil, it can be done in the kitchen using scales or measuring spoons, etc.

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Developmental charts

This is a basic developmental chart that outlines broad guidelines as to what the average child is achieving at that particular …

Homework assistance

I remember attending a conference last year, when another psychologist said, “We are meant to love our children unconditionally, …

Choosing age-appropriate toys

Children’s needs are relatively simple; they need to be given food, warmth, shelter, stimulation and unconditional love. …