Learning disabilities impact the way children are able to process and understand information; they are neurological disorders that might manifest themselves as difficulty listening, thinking, writing, speaking, spelling, or doing mathematical calculations.Dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia, visual perception disorders, auditory processing disorders, and language disorders fall under the umbrella of learning disorders.Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds, levels of knowledge and skill sets.However, teachers can create effective learning environments for all students in the classroom.
Glenda was lucky enough to find a pre-school near her home that was prepared to take Daniel on a trial basis.
We believe that as much as children with special needs can benefit from being at St Cyprian’s, so too can the rest of the school benefit from what these children have to offer.“One little girl’s comment was ‘I used to be scared of these children; now they’re my friends’. We can’t change the world, but we can start small and make sure these children become part of society as a whole.”“We have an ethos that everyone is different, and we’ve seen how fast and easily the children accept this.
We talk about differences in class and assembly and children don’t see these differences as things to tease and bully about anymore.
Allow oral tests for students with visual or language disabilities or note takers for those with attention deficit disorder or small motor difficulties.
Students with health impairments may have health issues that are chronic or temporary.