Inspiring Story of The Matrix fame, School Dropout, Hollywood actor Keanu Charles Reeves overcoming Dyslexia and family problems

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Who is Keanu Charles Reeves? (School Dropout with Dyslexia)

 

In 1999, Keanu Reeves became most famous for his role in the  groundbreaking science fiction film, The Matrix. It earned an impressive $463.5 million at the box office and was nominated for and won four Academy Awards. The Matrix is a happy story in a lot of ways, but the life of its star wasn’t always.

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Now 50 years old, Keanu’s life has been full of more tragedy than you would expect from a movie star. Despite each setback, he’s kept pushing forward. It’s helped develop himself into the awesome person that he is on and off the screen.

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means “cool breeze over the mountains” in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu’s father was born in Hawaii, of British, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and Chinese ancestry, and Keanu’s mother is originally from England. After his parents’ marriage dissolved, Keanu moved with his mother and younger sister, Kim Reeves, to New York City, then Toronto.

In high school, Reeves was lukewarm toward academics but took a keen interest in ice hockey and drama. He eventually dropped out of school to pursue an acting career.

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Homeschooling – Alternative Education Method

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What (is homeschooling)?

Homeschooling, also known as home education, is the education of children inside the home. Home education is usually conducted by a parent or tutor. Many families that start out with a formal school structure at home often switch to less formal ways of imparting education outside of school.

In 2016, there were about 2.5 million home-schooled students in the United States. Some countries do not approve homeschooling hence you need to check the laws of land before you decide for homeschooling. Countries with the most prevalent home education movements include Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Chile and the United States.

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Ways to deal with ADHD Kids

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What is ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder also referred to as adult ADHD, is the condition of attention deficit and hyperactivity in kids.

About one-third to two-thirds of children with symptoms from early childhood continue to demonstrate notable ADHD symptoms throughout life.

Three presentations of ADHD are identified as:

Which Type of Games and Educational Toys are beneficial for Autistic Kids

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Introduction

Most of the autistic children are visual learners, you can play indoor or outdoor games with your child , so your child can enjoy at home or outside.

Focus of the activities should be to make eye-contact, associate words with objects and improve language, stay focused, and strengthen motor skills,  improve numerical skills and learn how to interact with others, how to take turns, and other social skills needed for them.

Also there are some games and toys available in market to make our job easy.

 

1.  Photo conversation cards
One of the many issues that autistic children have is their impaired communication patterns. More often they have difficulty connecting or relating with the message of the communication.

 

Photo Conversational Cards
Photo Conversation Cards

Using the Photo Conversation Cards helps children with Autism to be able to focus on a particular topic.

Each photo card comes with a very unique story that focuses on the development of the child’s communication and social relationship skills.

You can then discuss with your kid certain aspects of a particular social situation and help explore the possible actions or even reactions of the individuals who are involved in that particular social situation.

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