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How A Parent Can Build Self-Esteem

The article was written by Fellissa Richard, a parent whose child wasn't diagnosed with dyslexia until he was 13. Despite special education support, her child felt stupid and wanted to give up.
Here's what she did:

  1. Talked to her child about dyslexia: She let him know that many successful people have learned to manage its challenges. She discussed dyslexia frankly yet positively, and let him know how common this condition is. It affects 1 out of 5 people.
  2. Focused on how smart her son is: Every chance she had, she let her son know how smart he was.
  3. Identified his strengths: She worked hard to appreciate everything that her son did well. She found his gifts and made them an important part of his life.
  4. Celebrated his successes.
  5. Became his advocate: She knew her child better than any expert. She became his greatest advocate, as well as his cheerleader.
  6. Served as a role model: She worked hard to demonstrate that she had complete confidence in her son and his abilities. Through her own actions, she also demonstrated how to handle disappointments.

4 Comments to How A Parent Can Build Self-Esteem:

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Student Accommodation Leicester on Thursday, March 14, 2013 9:31 AM
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replica omega on Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:05 PM
No surprise to me that you are making excellent choices out there, Jon! Keep it up

ANU Foundation on Saturday, May 04, 2013 2:48 AM
The article was written for a parent whose child Despite special education support. I like your writing. Keep blogging.
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replica breitling on Thursday, September 26, 2013 11:05 PM
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