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INCLUSIVE EDUCATION: RED FLAGS FOR MAINSTREAM TEACHERS

If a child consistently shows…

  • Delayed language acquisition.

  • Pronunciation problems.

  • Slow vocabulary growth.

  • Difficulty rhyming words.

  • Trouble learning numbers, alphabets.

  • Trouble learning days of the week, color, shapes.

  • Makes consistent reading and spelling errors including letter reversals ( b / d ), inversions ( m / w ), transpositions ( felt / left ), and substitutions ( house / home ).

  • Avoids reading aloud.

  • Difficulty with handwriting.

  • Improper tripod grip.

  • Avoids writing compositions or long answers.

  • Poor coordination.

  • Unaware of their extended environment.

  • Transposes number sequences.

  • Confuses arithmetic signs (+,-,x,/,=).

  • Get too much involved in detail.

  • Poor socialization skills.

  • Difficulty in comprehending word problems.

  • They have a difficulty putting their thoughts on paper, though they may be able to orally express them well.

  • May have difficulty recalling known words.

  • May have confusion in left right directionality.

  • Age in appropriate motor skills.

It may not be just stubbornness or laziness…. The child might be having a LEARNING DISABILITY

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All typical children want to have friends and typical children acquire social skills “automatically”. If this does not happen, it is necessary to find out the real reason

The reason could be family background or just his intrinsic nature. But if

  • He has no friends at all

  • Does not play like other children

  • Social responses are not in keeping with age

  • Has difficulty maintaining social interactions

The child could have features of AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

In a classroom, if a child consistently has…

  • Difficulty with sustained attention in tasks or play activities.

  • Apparent listening problems

  • Problems with organization

  • Avoidance or dislike of tasks that require mental effort

  • Tendency to lose things like toys, notebooks, or homework

  • Forgetfulness in daily activities

  • Fidgeting or squirming

  • Excessive running or climbing, always seeming to be "on the go"

  • Excessive talking

  • Blurting out answers before hearing the full question is disorganized, table is messy.

These could be signs of ADHD