When children struggle in school they often feel shame that they are not what they “should” be; not “normal”. In fact, the term learning disability seems to reinforce their belief and suggests that they are unable to learn. Nothing could be further from the truth. They just learn in unique ways. The capabilities and talents of this population are frequently overlooked because their skills and abilities are often not relevant to the requirements of traditional education.
Unique Learner Solutions provides strategies that are targeted to what is really happening in the brains and bodies of unique learners. Parents and teachers can use these solutions to help their unique learner make significant improvement and help them understand the “why” behind the child’s behaviors and attitudes. Knowledge is power, and when you know what is really going on with your child and what you can do to help, it makes a huge difference. This will not only make a difference in their scholastic world, but also in their family life both now and in the future.
- Why “try harder” isn’t the answer
- How to ignore “symptoms” so you can work on the real issue
- Why the vestibular, proprioceptive and tactile systems are crucial to learning
- How to improve academic skills, such as printing, mathematics and reading
- Why “detective mode” is so important
- How to calm the chaos
- And much more…
About the Author
Suzanne Cresswell is an occupational and physical therapist who has worked with patients in her clinic and in the school system for over three decades. Suzanne blends her background in rehabilitation medicine with principles of neuroplasticity to provide novel and effective intervention strategies. Children and adults with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Asperger’s, sensory integration disorder, and other learning disabilities benefit from Suzanne’s unique approach to brain and body wellness.
Suzanne works to educate, as well as provide proven solutions and strategies, to those that parent, instruct and work with unique learners. By creating an understanding of unique learners and their learning behavior, she helps parents, teachers and the students themselves find the ability in learning disability.