How to Identify and Support your Child’s Reading Difficulties

Author: Lara Ragpot Learning how to read and being able to read well is a skill that we use through-out our lives. As a parent or educator it is important to identify if the child has a reading difficulty and get help as soon as possible. Here are two common reading problems children experience when learning to read. If you … Read More

Bridging the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged children: Why should we be concerned with executive functions in the South African context?

Author: Caroline Fitzpatrick Research shows that child characteristics in kindergarten play an important role in determining their academic success and educational achievements. The effects of these characteristics can have a profound influence even into early adulthood. These characteristics include mathematics and reading skills. However, executive function skills are also important predictors of later success, and may even be one of … Read More