Jeanne Siaud-Facchin

Helping a Child Overcome Academic Failure Publication date : April 7, 2008

What is the cause of academic failure? In order to successfully help children escape from the terrible downward spiral of academic failure it is crucial to fully understand them. Discipline, encouragement and support are not enough.

The author offers precise advice to help children experiencing academic difficulties discover the joy of learning and find fulfilment at school.

Jeanne Siaud-Facchin is known for her work with children with learning difficulties and with gifted children. In this now-classic book, which has already saved many children, she gives parents the advice and support they need to enable them to help their children.

Jeanne Siaud-Facchin is a clinical psychologist and a member of the laboratory for functional cognitive exploration at Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, in Paris. She is the author of L'Enfant surdoué. L'aider à grandir, l'aider à réussir (2002) and Trop intelligent pour être heureux? L'adulte surdoué (2008).