This article focuses on the moments of raising a child with down syndrome. Just want to note that I write only my own experience. Don’t know how many different opinions there are on this. A unified system of education no — that’s why so many discrepancies. Blame the system and to agree with another may not, so just present the facts.
Let me begin with the first days. I learned about the diagnosis of her son back to the family table (the phenotype) when I didn’t want to give it up. On — worse. None of my relatives wanted me to come. Nobody. In my family there is a worship study, and «perfect man», so that the defective child absolutely did not fit. Remember those days not very desirable. Whatever you say — I put a huge bolt on all the exhortations of those who was supposed to support me. It was hard, sad and painful. Saved me the realization that I love my child and would never be able to live with the fact that she dumped him. Today we all made it up, because the family — the most important thing in life.
The first thing I want to highlight: the biggest mistake that can be avoided by parents of children with disabilities — lock it up at home. About other diagnoses not speak, but I assure you — now opportunities for social adaptation so wide that almost all children Continue reading
The first three years of life – the time of disclosure to the enormous potential of a child, creativity, imagination, fantasy. Practice shows that the minimum of the learning difficulties experienced by those children who have to have a high school development.
The purpose of the program
Creation of conditions for harmonious mental and personal development of children of early age (from 1.5 to 3 years). Activation of the creative potential of the child. Creation of prerequisites for the full physical, mental, moral and aesthetic education.
At this age the basic law of development is imitation and example. Children imitate the movement, being born great imitators and impersonators. If you just explain to the child do so and so, he doesn’t understand how to do it. If he sees this action and imitating him – he understands what and how to do it.
The child in this age dominated by creative thinking. Instead of any explanation, it is useful to give children the opportunity to get a direct impression, watching adult.
Unfortunately, not all children know how to play. Children together with their mothers learning to play and communicate with each other. Due to the long Continue reading
As you know, many parents want to work with children, play educational games from birth (and someone even before). Learning to read through the cubes Zaitseva, “to swim before she could walk”, the teaching of English along with the Russian, the music from the cradle, and so forth. Montessori teacher Kaleikini Xenia will tell us about the creative activities with the baby .
“What is the significance of artistic activity for a child a year and a half?
Starting from infancy, the child shows interest in everything bright and colorful. So it will be interesting to explore the world through artistic activity . But when you first time to give still quite inept grips the brush, pencil, plasticine? Parents often think that these awkward fingers yet nothing can. Maybe he will stick it in your mouth? And if it gets dirty? And why he is all, he is still small!
Any psychologist and teacher will tell you that drawing, modeling – this is a necessary and useful method of early development. And it is better to start doing arts with one and a half years. You ask “How? After all, it’s too early?”. You can come to mind frightening thought: how to keep clothes, furniture and all the surrounding space from total staining of the apartment in as yet an unknown Continue reading