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about my 5 year old

My daughter in 5 and started school on feb 22 and she is having a really hard time learning i can tell her a letter more then 5 times an ask her 2 mins later and she will forget it. what could i do to help her more.
In Topics: Learning issues and special needs
> 60 days ago

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Louiseasl
Apr 9, 2012
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What the Expert Says:

Hello and thank you for writing to JustAsk!

If this is the first time your daughter has been in formal education, it could be that she is trying to grasp all the newness in her life.  If she continues to have difficulties which are a concern to her teachers and yourself, then in the United States there is an option to have a formal meeting with possible psycho-educational assessment (including observations) completed. This is a process that is guided by laws and regulations.

My first step would be to have a teacher conference.

Also, please refer to our website links that may be useful including:http://www.education.com/topic/developmental-milestones-ages-3-5/

Best wishes,

Louise Sattler, Psycholgist

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