Helping Children with Learning Problems.

Author
Van Niekerk, P. A. (Ed.), F. van der Stoep, M. C. H. Sonnkeus, G. V. Ferreira, J. W. M. Pretorius, A. S. du Toit, A, M. Visser,, E. C. Kellerman, S. E. Olivier, H. J. T. Steyn

Translation (1999) of Hulpverlening aan kinders met leerprobleme. Publication of the University of Pretoria, Nuwe Reeks No. 123, 1977.

CONTENTS

Foreword

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN EDUCATIONAL AND LEARNING PROBLEMS AND THE ORTHOPEDAGOGIC TASK THIS ENTAILS:
P. A. van Niekerk
1. The phenomenon of child learning
2. The child as learning person
3. The role of educating in actualizing learning
4. The relationships between problems of educating and learning
5. The restrained child with learning problems
6. Orthopedagogic assistance for a child with learning problems
7. References

WHO IS A CHILD WITH LEARNING PROBLEMS?: F. van der Stoep
1. Introduction
2. The child with learning problems: an educative matter
3. Typifying learning difficulties
4. The relationship between school failures and learning problems
5. The relationship between intelligence and school success
6. The orthopedagogic task regarding a child with learning problems
7. Conclusion
8. References

THE CHILD WITH LEARNING PROBLEMS IN PRACTICE: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH: M. C. H. Sonnekus
1. Statement of the problem
2. The educative reality as the point of departure for a multidisciplinary approach to a child with learning problems
3. The application of (ortho-) pedagogic criteria in a multidisciplinary approach to a child with learning problems
4. An orthopedagogic perspective on teamwork
5. References

THE CHILD WITH LEARNING PROBLEMS IN PRACTICE: THE PEDAGOGIC CONVERSATION WITH THE PARENTS: G. V. Ferreira
1. Introductory comments
2. The pedagogic conversation with the parents
3. References

CONVERSATIONAL ASSISTANCE TO PARENTS AND YOUTHS IN ORDER TO ELIMINATE LEARNING PROBLEMS: J. W. M. Pretorius
1. Introduction
2. Conversational assistance to youths
3. Conversational assistance to parents

THE CHILD WITH LEARNING PROBLEMS IN PRACTICE: THE PEDAGOGIC INVESTIGATION: A. S. du Toit
1. Introduction
2. The course of a pedagogic investigation
3. The orthodidactic investigation
4. The pedagogic investigation in practice
5. Summarized person-image
6. References

THE CHILD WITH LEARNING PROBLEMS: THE PRACTICE OF PROVIDING ORTHODIDACTIC ASSISTANCE: A. M. Visser
1. Introduction
2. A child with learning problems shows deficiencies in becoming adult
3. Orthodidactic assistance as preparation for learning
4. The initial situation
5. Particularization of specific aspects of giving assistance
6. The lesson plan
7. Summary
8. Wilma's progress as a result of orthodidactic assistance
9. References

THE CHILD WITH LEARNING PROBLEMS: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPEUTIC ASSISTANCE: E. C. Kellerman
1. Some preconditions for learning
2. Problems shown by Wilma
3. Occupational therapeutic intervention
4. Progress report

PLAY AND IMAGE THERAPY AS SPECIALIZED EDUCATIVE ASSISTANCE TO A CHILD WITH LEARNING PROBLEMS: S. E. Olivier
1. Introduction
2. Historicity
3. Statement of the problem
4. Results of the investigation
5. Diagnosis
6. Possible causative factors
7. Planning assistance
8. The course of the therapy
9. General concluding considerations
10. References

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN TEACHING DEAF CHILDREN:
H. J. T. Steyn
1. Introduction
2. The deaf child as a distressed child in a problematic educative situation
3. "Methods of teaching" the deaf
4. Recent developments in teaching the deaf
5. Orthopedagogic/orthodidactic tasks
6. References