#130 for Internationally Adopting Parents
May 17, 2010
PAL Center Inc.
International Adoption Articles Directory
From our Database
and Reading Skills
Tatyana Elleseff MA CCC-SLP
Strategies for Improving the Language Abilities of Your Adopted School-Age
While most internationally adopted children catch
up to their peers in language development somewhat quickly, not all
internationally adopted children demonstrate equal progress by the time
they reach school age. Below are some suggestions on how parents can
facilitate their school age childs language skills and improve
their language abilities via fun interactive games that the whole family
can enjoy and benefit from.
Child-1st Publications LLC
For Using Kindergarten Sight Words
The article describes some fun activities to familiarize
your child with sight words and help him or her to better remember them.
The games are intended for use with Child1st's stylized sight words,
each of which includes a picture embedded into the plain word. Many
of the games also require a chart to display the sight words. They may
be played with kindergartners and beyond.
Children To Read More Books
Kids have the perfect mindset to get lost in the joy of a good book.
Books for kids are ultimately the inspiration for
healthy imaginative play, long term reading skills, and even the springboard
for theoretical conversation at the dinner table.
Jealousy -- How to Tame the Green-Eyed Monsters
Baby jealousy is an all-too-common reaction
of children in growing families. Here are some useful tips to help you
keep the green-eyed monster at bay.
How to Deal With an ADHD Child
Managing a child with ADHD is quite a challenging
process. However, gaining proper knowledge can help you to cope with
him/her easier. First, you need to accept that there is a problem. Denying
the problem neither helps you nor your child. You need to remember that
parenting will require more patience than parenting a healthy child.
If your spouse is strict with the child, you need to be lenient. Following
some simple tips can help to deal with the child better.
Learning with Children's Books and Music
Children who learn to read early and well have a
better chance of reaching their full potential in school and in life.
Reading is the most fundamental learning skill; children who do not
learn to read when they are young have difficulty learning, achieving,
and succeeding throughout their lives.
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