Archive / July, 2013

Putting the Tom in TomTag

The phrase ‘special needs’ is a very generic term. Children with special needs are not only different from their so called ‘normal’ peers but they are also different from one another. Each child with special needs presents with a unique profile of strengths and weaknesses. However a lack of organisational skills is the one challenge […]

Teach a child to pack for school

How do you teach a reluctant child how to pack their own bag with all the right things they need for the day ahead and to bring it all home again? Clare, whose own children learnt this important skill with TomTag, recommends the following simple steps: 1. Select one day when there are not many […]