Toolkit for educators and parents
Case Study 1
Juan is a 8-year-old boy who has difficulties in organising space in relation to himself and to different mobiles, in controlling dispersion and occupation of empty spaces.
Case Study 2
Helena is a 6-year-old girl who shows difficulties in identifying, recognizing and defining properties.
Case Study 3
David is an 11-year-old boy who has difficulties understanding everyday, media and school texts in different formats and media.
Case Study 4
Jane is a 10-year-old girl in 5th grade and she has been struggling with following class rules and has been defiant towards teachers and classmates.
Case Study 5
Rachel, an 11-year-old girl loves cars. She wants to become friends with her male classmates who are also interested in cars. But her male classmates frequently dismiss her.
Case Study 6
David is a 9-year-old boy. The teacher discovered that David was being teased by his classmates for wearing worn clothes and shoes and for not having a proper lunch prepared.
Case Study 7
Jack is a 5-year-old boy with a language disorder characterized by difficulty with receptive and expressive language skills.
Case Study 8
John is a 15-year-old student. He was diagnosed with ADHD and he also experiences social and racial challenges as he is one of the few students of colour in his school.
Case Study 9
Emily is a 10-year-old girl diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. She has trouble with social interaction and communication and she also has a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviors.
Case Study 10
Artūras is a 9-year-old boy cannot read the same word he just read a second time. A simple “mother” does not come out syllabled.
Case Study 11
Aistė, an eight-year-old girl, is reluctant and unable to explore new things and has difficulty keeping her balance. She lacks self-confidence and the skills to deal with new situations.
Case Study 12
Lina, 7-year-old girl. Shel is observed to lose stability when the order or timetable of tasks changes, and to be overwhelmed by time limits and changes. In such cases, she experiences physical signs of discomfort, such as sweating, shivering and heart palpitations.
Case Study 13
An active 8-year-old boy loves to run around in the corridors with his friends and on his own, and is reluctant to engage in quieter activities because he is very distracted and reacts to extraneous noises.
Case Study 14
A 10-year-old boy, who is sociable and friendly, has difficulties in language classes: his reading skills are still not sufficient, resulting in difficulty in comprehending and retelling the text he has read.
Case Study 15
A 10-year-old girl is popular with friends and active. She has many learning gaps due to emotional problems. Lacks motivation for learning. Seems that problems are more emotional than intellectual.
Case Study 16
Efe is 11 years old and comes from Turkey. He does not know Bulgarian, he knows that he will not continue his education in Bulgaria and stubbornly refuses to speak the language.
Case Study 17
Sophie is 9 years old from a mixed marriage of a Bulgarian woman and an American citizen with Japanese roots.
Case Study 18
Children are already aware of differences in skin color and other physical characteristics among themselves.