The term ‘special educational needs’ has a legal definition. Children with special educational needs all have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than most children of the same age. These children may need extra or different help from that given to other children of the same age.
Children with special educational needs may need extra help because of a range of needs, such as in thinking and understanding, physical or sensory difficulties, emotional and behavioural difficulties, or difficulties with speech and language or how they relate to and behave with other people.
Many children will have special educational needs of some kind at some time during their education. Schools and other organisations can help most children overcome the barriers their difficulties present quickly and easily.
Special educational needs have difficulties with:
• All the work in school.
• Reading, writing, number work or understanding information.
• Expressing themselves or understanding what others are saying.
• Making friends or relating to adults.
• Behaving properly in school.
• Organising themselves.
• Sensory or physical needs which may affect them in social areas.
How about the difficulties, challenges for the families :
“Recent studies found that a parent with autism diagnosed child have a stress level just like a soldier in a battle “
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I can write down much more feelings cause difficulties for families or you can add much more. While coping with difficulties that your child live also need energy to over come these kinds of feeling.
From the moment they are diagnosed, children start their education and receive a lot of support to overcome difficulties. what about families?
Families that get into a very intense pace suddenly may feel exhausted after a short while.
At this point, the most sensitive point to be realized is that if the family cannot recover its strength mentally and physically, they cannot be of sufficient benefit to their children.
The development of the child, toilet training, behavior problems, sleep and eating problems, mobility, development of speech skills, social relations, self-care skills, motor skills, family education about all these issues will definitely help the family in what situation and how to behave.
In the family counseling part, the emotional ups and downs and how the parents feel, regardless of the child's situation, should definitely be addressed.
The family should be helped to continue on this long journey in a balanced and peaceful way.
Feelings are very important. The concept of emotion regulation is a necessary skill for busy and hectic daily life routines. ... Read More