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Mental Retardation: Applying School Learning Techniques at Home

What strategies can you provide for parents to reinforce the social and living skills that students are learning at school?

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It is important for kids to practice life skills and social skills intertwined. For example, research shows that it helps socially to "Give your child chores. Keep her age, attention span, and abilities in mind. Break down jobs into smaller steps. For example, if your child's job is to set the table, first ask her to get the right number of napkins. Then have her put one at each family member's place at the table. Do the same with the ...

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This solution discusses three ways in which families can support their kids ongoing learning in 272 words with one reference for further inquiry.