|Two girls, Kathleen and Jennifer are both
are now at High School, after successful transition.
The two girls were
very different personalities, one, Kathleen, much more compliant
and more able than the other. The other girl, Jennfier, with a great
sense of humour, also had a heart complaint, for which finally, after
much fighting by the parents, she was able to receive surgery. She
was kept in primary school an additional year, as she'd missed so much
due to ill health.
Both girls were visual learners, Jennifer
was slow to speak and Makaton was used with her when she first
came into Nursery. The school also used multisensory techniques and
received much support from home. Things they found worked really well: