First and second grade is the time that most children are diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. But many of the same characteristics of visual learners are the same traits that point to an attention deficit. If you are in this situation, be open to all the possibilities for helping them be more successful in the classroom. Tune into episode 27 of Living Life as a Visual Thinker as I give you ideas on how to work with your child’s school.
Educators say there are three basic learning styles; visual, tactile, and auditory. Research shows that 80% of children are both primarily visual and tactile learners. These kids need to see, touch and do in order to learn effectively.