Every child is unique, and therefore every child has unique needs. But what if your school starter’s subtle differences sets them apart from their peers?
As your child prepares to start school, are you worried about:
Take heart, because School Ready is the ‘sensitive’ school readiness guide you’ve been looking for.
Filled with practical advice, strategies, resources and templates for parents and teachers of children with unique needs, Sonja Walker’s best-selling book School Ready offers commonsense strategies to help your child (and you!) make a happy, successful start to primary school.
School Ready will equip you to:
“WOW! This is one of the most comprehensive books ever written for parents who have children transitioning to big school… Absolutely packed with brilliant practical suggestions to help all children shine in their own way… I will have no hesitation recommending this book for parents making decisions to transition their precious children to the world of school.”
“Sonja has written an incredibly practical book about a concern most parents wrestle with: ensuring their child is ready for school. This is an issue that confronts most parents before their child starts school, but is most certainly amplified for families with children with unique needs… This is a must-read for all parents and early childhood educators embarking on the journey of preparing children for school.”
“For years, I’ve been looking for a high quality school readiness resource to share with parents of sensitive children, and from now on, this excellent book will be the one that I recommend to all of the families I work with. School Ready is an invaluable tool to guide parents through the important and stressful time of school selection and transition…The wisdom and guidance Sonja Walker shares in School Ready is essential reading for parents and professionals alike.”
“Here is a book that deals with the realities of choosing a school. It demystifies the sometimes ‘secret school business processes’ that cloud our decision making and shows parents how we can best navigate the sometimes daunting road of education for our children… An accessible book for any parent but also any school that wants to ensure they provide the best for their yearly intake of new students”
“As a mother of 3, all with unique needs of their own, and a primary teacher of 30 years, I can relate to this sensitive and realistic book. Sonja Walker has thoroughly covered the many aspects and concerns about your child starting school from a parents’ point of view. She has given suggestions of how to deal with so many situations in a humorous, sensible and practical way. Personal and professional anecdotes throughout the book add a personal and very real touch to what can be a traumatic and deeply stressful time of life for all parents, and especially for those with sensitive and unique needs. A thoroughly enjoyable, informative and practical read. I wholeheartedly recommend this book to any parent of a child that is starting school.”