"Patient and very experienced"
ADD is the least debilitating of the special needs conditions, yet presents many challenges to the teacher. Piano teachers, in general, reject these kids as impossible to teach, but I accept every one I can. I like the challenge.
The main difficulty with these kids is their lack of focus, which I solve through the use of games. An ADD child may not respond to standard teaching, but disguise it as fun, and you have a child who will pay attention willingly. ADD kids are used to failing at the usual things like reading, and presuppose their own failure: you have to show them they can do it, in e ... More