Parenting a Child with SpLD (Run 2)

first Run: Sat, 15 Sep 2018, 9.30am to 12.30pm
Fee : $110.00

Caregivers Training Grant is pending approval from AIC.

 

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

 

Parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 7 to 12 (P1 to P6).

 

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

 

This workshop is targeted at parents of children with specific learning difficulties who display challenging or inappropriate behaviours as a result of their learning needs. Some of these children may also have co-occurring issues like Attention Deficit. This workshop thus aims to help these parents better understand the factors that lead their children to exhibit such behaviours and to learn coping strategies together with positive parenting skills to promote appropriate behaviour and better relationships.

 

TOPICS

 

1. Theories of child development in relation to behaviour

2. How learning differences can be associated with unwanted behaviour

3. Positive Reinforcement/ Self-Regulation

4. Anticipating difficult situations/ Adapting the environment

5. Problem solving/ Individual Behaviour programme

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

  • to articulate how learning differences can cause unwanted behaviour in SpLD learners
  • to apply positive reinforcement strategies to encourage their children's appropriate behaviour
  • to apply appropriate strategies to manage situations when their children exhibit unwanted behaviour

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