Currently 5 to 10% of children/adolescents are affected by a “dys”-type disability (dyslexia, dysphasia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, dysorthography…), a dysfunction located in a specific area of the brain that disrupts their learning in a specific set of tasks.
This does not affect these children’s intelligence, but if they do not receive appropriate support (in recognition of their disability), this may lead to recurrent failure, low self-esteem, discouragement, school dropout and other problems linked to the misunderstanding of their disability.
Few schools provide support for students with learning difficulties because they do not have the necessary structure to deliver specific individual support. Thanks to its small structure and dedicated team, the Lycée Molière offers specific support for each student experiencing difficulties. Its main mission is to sustain the pupil’s desire to learn, to provide realistic and adapted challenges and to help students regain their self-esteem in order to allow them to develop their full potential.
To fulfill this mission, the school sets up a close collaboration between student, teacher, parents and school psychologist.
What does this consist of?
- The Lycée Molière’s psychologist draws up a precise diagnosis of the deficiency and the required rehabilitation strategies (referral to a specialist if a cognitive assessment is necessary).
- A regular individual follow-up by our psychologist according to the student’s needs.
- Regular meetings of the school psychologist, teachers and parents to assess the sudent’s progress and achieved objectives.
- Supporting the student in the implementation of specific solutions to facilitate learning: use of a computer and possibly dedicated software, spoken tests, rewording of instructions, adapted format or duration of tests, …