A helpful guide for parents who want to learn about and understand the learning difficulties some children experience. A parent’s guide to learning difficulties: How to help your child focuses on ordinary children who have general learning disabilities, but also provides information on teaching and managing children with sensory or physical disabilities, as well as autism. Author Peter Westwood draws not only on his own experiences as a teacher, but also from current theory and knowledge about effective teaching and learning. Subjects covered include: external causes of learning difficulty causes associated with the child general principles of effective teaching key points for parents. A parent’s guide to learning difficulties will help parents understand learning difficulties so they can better help their children. It explains how to implement proven and effective methods in the home as well as in classrooms.