Do you feel for those kids who can't keep a hold of it all when trying to learn, only to try again with what they learned earlier and are unable to do it without a refresher course from mom or dad? Do you feel for mom or dad who work hard all day and then need to do the refresher course?
Whether at home school or not, kids who cannot coordinate their senses to be used together will have a harder time integrating the information when it is taught, let alone remember it.
If people are not talking about the child's processing skills they are missing a lot. The question needs to be asked,.."can the child use multiple sensory skills at once? If not, they can train and practice to be able to do that. A child who looks like the above pic needs practice multi tasking. Practice getting used to not being overwhelmed when using multiple senses at once whether in the classroom at home or in regular schooling. Not getting overwhelmed by too much coming at him or her at once.
What do I mean by multiple senses at once? Can the child use the ears, eyes, hands and mouth at the same time? Can the child write notes while listening? Read while someone else is talking in the room? Talk while using eyes and ears together? It's harder than it may seem for many people.
Practice can be very powerful for what isn't working well. With time and training, it can fall into place and can be less frustrating. The only thing harder than watching a child suffer with this is watching an adult that was a child who suffered with it for too many years and now it is their habit and interfering in everything they do. Adults can still train it, but if you catch it early, then it never needs to get there.
As an expert that believes in chemical free approaches and believes more in practicing skills along with good nutrition, good sleep, good exercise and good humor/attitude, I know that specific rote practice can be the key.
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