A Practical and Supportive Guide for Parents With Sensitive Kids
Is your sensitive preschooler starting school soon? Do you want your child to THRIVE, and not just ‘cope’? You are not alone. Every child is unique, and therefore every child has unique needs. But what if your school starter’s subtle differences set them apart from their peers? As your child prepares to start school, are you worried about: How will your anxious child manage at ‘big school’? How will teachers handle your child’s emotional or behavioral vulnerabilities? The effect your complex family could have on your child’s education? The impact of your child’s learning, social or sensory processing challenges? Your unfamiliarity with Australian schools and where you fit in? Take heart, because School Ready is the ‘sensitive’ school readiness guide you’ve been looking for. Filled with practical advice, strategies, resources and templates for parents and teachers of children with unique needs, School Ready offers common-sense ideas to help your child (and you!) make a happy, successful start to primary school. This book will equip you to: Evaluate schools and make the right choice for your child. Build strong, positive relationships with teachers and other parents. Collaborate with the school community to ensure your child succeeds. Help your child have confidence in the classroom and playground. Become a champion for your child so that your voice is heard at school Written by award-winning teacher, business leader, parent educator and mum, Sonja Walker, School Ready provides solutions to the unique problems faced by families such as yours.