86. Neurodiversity and Tutoring
Tess Connolly LCSW talks with Caroline Sumners who is the Founder & President of Empower Academic Coaching they discuss how we can support our neurodivergent children.
- Caroline introduces herself and talks about the work she does with neurodivergent kids.
- Caroline describes neurodivergence to us.
- Tess and Caroline talk about the strengths of neurodivergent children.
- Tess and Caroline discuss what we as parents can do if you suspect that your child might be neurodivergent.
- Caroline shares with us some signs that you can look for as a parent and gives us an example of how these might look in your child.
- Tess and Caroline talk about how and when these signs may show.
- Caroline shares her top five ways to support neurodivergent children.
- Tess shares different ways you can get support from your school.
- Tess and Caroline talk about the importance of connection between you and your child.
- Tess and Caroline discuss how we can help our neurodivergent child to be organised through looking at something that they enjoy doing to help them come up with a strategy.
- Caroline talks about being your child’s “thought partner” and helping them come up with strategies rather than offering them a solution. .
- Caroline shares with us where we can go to find out more about neurodiversity and the importance of doing this so we can understand our children.
- Caroline talks about the importance of parents being their child’s advocate and ways they can do this.
- Tess and Caroline talk about the importance of having a support system and that it is a good thing to reach out for help and support.
- Caroline is most grateful for nature and how as a neurodivergent person she finds that enjoying nature really benefits her and can help her to reset.
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