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Learning At Home

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Overview

Learning happens throughout a child's life, not just in the classroom. Read more about the strategies that parents can use to support kids' education, therapies, and developing skills at home with these resources.

How can I help my child with schoolwork at home?

Outside the structure of a classroom, many kids benefit from motivational strategies to help them prepare to switch gears and get focused, from following a visual schedule to using reinforcement systems. If your child is attending class online, check out our article Virtual Accommodations & OT Strategies to Use at Home to make virtual education easier for kids with learning differences.

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Overview

How can I help my child with schoolwork at home?

What resources are available to help with math and literacy at home?

Who should I ask if my child needs tutoring or educational therapy?

Related Parent Questions

What is a visual schedule and how can it help my child?
Visual schedules can clearly reinforce expectations in a way that’s easy for kids to understand. Being able to visualize the day, week, or even month ahead can help kids complete steps, transition between activities, stay focused, and process information.
What are good apps to use for token reward systems?
There are several apps that can be used for reinforcement and reward systems. Apps with a gaming element seem to have greater longevity because the child has a desire to keep earning. Here are a few we rounded up.
How do I help my child complete tasks?
Getting our kids to participate in non-preferred activities can be incredibly challenging. It often requires reinforcement and motivation. Some parents and therapists have success with using token systems.
How do I help my child with anxiety during virtual learning?
To help kids focus, we can try certain things that enlist their bodies, like adding sensory elements and reminding them to look away from the screen during breaks.
How do I teach my child to be more flexible?
A lot of behaviors, frustrations, and overwhelm stem from our inability to be flexible when presented with everyday challenges. Here are some ways to help your child increase their ability to be flexible.

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