Slow child. What You Should Know
All children are different, in general, as well as all adults. And the speed of mental processes at everyone. Slowness called children with weak mobility of the nervous system. They are about 20% of the total number of children, it's a lot, a fifth. What you need to know the parents of these children and teachers, not to hurt the baby?
The child moves, speaks and thinks more slowly than its peers. This is not an aberration. This is a type of nervous system.
Any child may become slow on the background of illness or stress. But the disease takes, the psychological comfort of being established and it becomes such as he was. Slow child so and always will be. He needed just to help adapt to the others, which are so different from him.
In early childhood, even slow kids are very convenient for the parents - sleep a lot, are not active. Questions arise when the child goes to the society. In kindergarten or school. And if his parents are impatient, or even earlier. The kid does not have time to perform tasks at the same pace with the group or class, does not have time to change in physical form, does not have time to eat.
And if an adult - a parent or a teacher does not give this matter due attention, the child can get a trauma. In pursuit of the class it will overwork, nervous. He will be headaches, nervousness. And in the best case - the fear of school, and at worst - stress and severe neurosis.
But the basic problems begin in the middle school link, after the 4th grade. Dramatically increasing the number of subjects, teachers, and increases the load.
We have realized that procrastination will not pass with age. What to do? How to help the slowness of the child?
1. No need to rush rebenka.On will not work faster - it will be nervous. Allow it to work in a comfortable for him, and not your own pace.
2. Quality of work will depend on the conditions of permanence. The environment should be a familiar routine. Changes are highly undesirable.
3. The child can not abruptly switch from one type of work to another, should be a break between them. Also, during the execution of the task, it is not necessary to ask questions on extraneous issues.
4. You will have to make up part of the class work at home, so be prepared. Improve your child's mood and increase his confidence in the classroom to help a small stock of knowledge, if you will discuss a topic that is only to be passed to him.
5. Decide for yourself all that you do is more important than good grades or your child's happiness and psychological comfort. It will be read as fast as the other. But if this still will feel bad - someone from this will be easier? He hates school, and will be right. After him there no one likes and does not understand. Just humiliated and destroys his self-esteem. It is advisable to discuss these questions with the teacher. Temp is not important. If necessary call in a school psychologist.
How can I correct the slowness?
Slightly increase the pace of your baby can exercise. But only if you do etimvoprosom up to 4-6 years. You do not need to gradually increase the speed reference. We need to change it in one or the other way. Run easy - to execute quickly - to execute safely.
Games on the different types of movement speed "day Night". Happy actively move, with the word "night" - Freezes. Then again into motion.
Percussion rhythms. Simple songs, favorite kid can stick tapping or clapping. You can draw a stick, then quickly, then slowly.
Your main goal - to teach the child to control the speed of their actions.