LEARN TO LISTEN

Jun 20

LEARN TO LISTEN

  If you believe that your child has learned to “tune you out,” then you need to break the habit. Let him know that both of you have developed a bad habit and you want to break it! Tell your child that you will make a request just one time, and you will expect him to listen and follow directions. Then, stick to your guns! Breaking bad habits is not...

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Listen Hear!

Jun 11

Listen Hear!

One of the biggest complaints that I hear from teachers as children enter a more formal learning environment, is that the children do not know how to listen. I am not talking about the children with Auditory Perception Difficulties or the children with any form of hearing loss. Neither am I referring to the “selective listening” behavior displayed by most...

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Identifying Children with Auditory Processing Difficulties

Apr 16

TIPS FOR TEACHERS The following difficulties may present in the classroom if a child has auditory processing difficulties. If a child presents with difficulties in more than 3 to 4 of these items, referral to a speech & language therapist may be indicated for further assessment.   1)    Following Instructions Copies other children Starts before...

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What is Auditory Processing?

Apr 12

What is Auditory Processing?

I am sure that you know the feeling that there is so much noise you can’t think straight!  Imagine having that feeling all day long! Auditory processing refers to “how well the ear talks to the brain and how well the brain understands what the ear tells it” (Musiek). Children with Auditory Processing difficulties may seem to have a hearing...

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