Getting Ready For School

The School Years - Achievement Progress of Multiples

The School Years: Achievement and Progress of Multiples

Introduction Time spent at school is an important part of everyone’s life. However, it must be remembered that school is only part of the larger picture of development and the time of most rapid development has already happened in the period from birth to preschool. For multiple birth children, the presence of their co-multiple(s) may bring additional challenges, often starting with the question of whether it is better to keep them in the same class or to separate them. But there are […]

PreSchool: Getting Multiples Ready

What can families do? There are many good guides available locally about how to prepare children for preschool and what makes a child ready for preschool. Skills such as knowing their name, their age, basic colors, drawing and counting skills, holding a crayon etc. are not specific to multiples. However, it may be important to assess these skills relative to their prematurity. There are also some more specific things for multiples. The start of school may be too late for parents to […]