Special Needs and Learning Difficulties

At Shine education our tutors understand the importance of individually tailored programs to meet the learning needs of our students. Students with special learning needs require positive reinforcement to help develop their self-confidence.

We believe that employing practical and engaging activities is a great way to help students build their skills, knowledge and passion for further learning.

We offer tutoring programs in English, Maths and other key subject areas tailored specifically for students with a range of learning difficulties.

These are some of the learning difficulties our tutors have experience with. Contact us if you require more information.

  1. Asperger’s Syndrome
  2. Attention Deficit Disorder
  3. Auditory Processing Disorder
  4. Autism Spectrum Disorders
  5. Down Syndrome
  6. Dyslexia
  7. Dyspraxia

Role of one to one tuition in Special Education

Demanding school syllabus can be stressful and frightening for children with learning difficulties. Receiving the attention and support that a student with special needs requires and deserves is often difficult to achieve in the classroom environment. Several research studies demonstrated that intensive one-on-one tuition is an effective remedial intervention helping students with unique learning difficulties achieve their learning outcomes. Early intervention delivered through one-on-one tuition provides slightly different teaching approaches compared to these used in a classroom setting. Such attention allows the student to improve knowledge or skills far more rapidly than in a classroom setting because the teaching is specifically tailored to his or her learning style and needs.

Tailored tutoring to cater for specific learning needs

One-on-one tuition is the best way to cater for students’ specific needs and requirements. One-on-one tuition enables discovering the learning styles and methods that can help them catch up. It is critical to set up realistic, effective and appropriate goals and objectives for students with learning difficulties of what the tuition will achieve in a given time. Based on these goals, a tailored academic plan needs to be designed for each student.

The importance of positive reinforcement

We use positive reinforcement in our teaching sessions. Positive reinforcement has been proven to be an effective teaching strategy in mainstream and Special Education to correct undesirable behaviour and improve communication and learning outcomes.