Program Your Chakras for Turbulent Times

I have worked with, supported and learned so much from Art over more than 15 years, this programme will be great; sign up now.

A message from Art:

The Program Your Chakras for Turbulent Times , starts Monday.

From my heart, I urge you to join us, this is a life-changing program.

And it’s easy and fun.

I wish I was better at communicating how much you will benefit from the program.

Perhaps these participants in the last  Energy Spa™ empath program will make the benefits more compelling.

While it is great if you attend the sessions live, you can ask questions and ask for help, the videos work very well.

All the information is here.
Click here 

Love,
Art

PS If you are even thinking of signing up, do it! Make your life more miraculous now.
PPS Please share this information with other people, so that we can help more people in these turbulent times

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Neurodiversity Superpowers, Olive Hickmott talks with Michael Whitehouse

An interesting audio, complete with a full commentary of the discussion.

Click below for the link

My name is Olive Hickmott, I am a health and learning coach, specialising in working with neurodivergent students. I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here you will find my learning platform for some of my training programmes and free live webinars  www.visualkids.co.uk
You will find other useful information and Practitioner Training at http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here is my YouTube channel for more free resources: https://www.youtube.com/c/OliveHickmott
My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of Mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

#ADHD #olivehickmott #neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #dyslexia

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Understanding typical ADHD symptoms

Does your ADHDer ever zone out?

This simple inspirational 4-minute video: https://youtu.be/qGM38829HBE will help you to realise how to control your mental imagery/internal chatter, reducing sensory overload.

So have we got ADHD the wrong way around?   In this video, you may have realised that it is not a lack of attention but being overwhelmed by more than you can pay attention to.

If you have questions after this, next week, there are 3 free online opportunities to learn more about ADHD, which you probably didn’t know, including the exceptional skills for children and adults.

Monday Nov 7th2:30pm:  Learning to thrive with ADHD.  If you live in Bedfordshire or Luton, the Recovery College offers this for free to adults: Just phone 01582-708917 to book a place

Tuesday 8th Nov 7am or 7pm:  Ready for a new strategy for ADHD: Register on my learning platform by clicking this link: https://www.learndesk.us/live/5622308976721920/ready-to-try-a-different-strategy-for-adhd

I also do private coaching on-line for children or adults. See www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

My name is Olive Hickmott, I am a health and learning coach, specialising in working with neurodivergent students. I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here you will find my learning platform for some of my training programmes and free live webinars  www.visualkids.co.uk
You will find other useful information and Practitioner Training at http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here is my YouTube channel for more free resources: https://www.youtube.com/c/OliveHickmott
My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of Mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

#ADHD #olivehickmott #neurodivergent #recoverycollege #empoweringlearning #zoningout

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Is your school having to cutback on SEN Support?

Empowering Learning can help you and your students.

Olive Hickmott is offering primary schools free training for teachers, TAs and parents to help students learn visually.  Visual learning is not only a vital skill for Dyslexia and ADHD but will benefit the whole class in many areas of the curriculum. It is Fast, Fun and Effective. You will be amazed at how quickly children can get back on course, using their visual strengths.

After working with neurodivergent students for > 20 years, we know precisely how to enable them to use their creative, imaginative skills to help them in the classroom improve literacy, numeracy and concentration. The students realise how much easier learning can be. It is time to celebrate creative visual thinkers.

To take up this free offer during November, just register on my learning platform at www.visualkids.co.uk and select the following three free live classes, one every Tuesday:

My name is Olive Hickmott, I am a health and learning coach, specialising in working with neurodivergent students. I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here you will find my learning platform for some of my training programmes and free live webinars  www.visualkids.co.uk
You will find other useful information and Practitioner Training at http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here is my YouTube channel for more free resources: https://www.youtube.com/c/OliveHickmott
My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of Mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

#Dyslexia #ADHD #olivehickmott #neurodivergent

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Recovering the Lost Art of Visual Learning

Would you like to help your child make literacy so much easier? Having a phonics only strategy in school, disadvantages the creative, imaginative children, who have a wealth of visual thinking skills, especially when young, such as problem solving, curiosity, innovation, etc.

Schools could save money by teaching children visually in parallel with or slightly before phonics. If a child can recognise their own name, they can use the same skill to recognise and spell any word, with a bit of “how to” explanation and practice.

What would teaching children to learn visually do for your school?

  • Save money by reducing the need for specialist support
  • Accelerate your phonics programme
  • Improve results for every child

It would save parents the need to pay for expensive Dyslexia reports, that only result in just the same teaching, but more intense and missing other lessons. Better to give students with a different strategy that matches their strengths and uses those strengths to scaffold literacy.

I can offer to teach any school through simple video training and on-line live

Each week I run free on-line live coaching sessions, for visual learning. You can choose from:
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Alternatively look at www.visualkids.co.uk for more resources.

For Parents and teachers who want to know more go to www.empoweringlearning.co.uk or phone me on 07970-854388.

My name is Olive Hickmott, I am a health and learning coach, specialising in working with neurodivergent students. I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here you will find my learning platform for some of my training programmes and free live webinars  www.visualkids.co.uk
You will find other useful information and Practitioner Training at http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here is my YouTube channel for more free resources: https://www.youtube.com/c/OliveHickmott
My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of Mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

#dyslexia #visualthinkingskills #olivehickmott #empoweringlearning #creativity #ADHD #neurodiversity #savemoney

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“Is the education system screening out visual thinkers?”

Reading this article in the Observer, Temple Grandin, a giant in the world of the Autism and visual thinking, is absolutely right.

In my experience with 1000s of neurodivergent students, they all have great visual thinking skills, about which they should be proud.

However school favors verbal thinkers, leaving little room for some essential visual thinking skills that are so much in demand in modern life, for example:

  • Creativity and imagination
  • Problem solving and learning from failures
  • Originality, curiosity and an innovative mindset
  • Exceptional memory and hyperfocus
  • Big picture thinking and entrepreneurship
  • etc

My name is Olive Hickmott, I am a health and learning coach, specialising in working with neurodivergent students. I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here you will find my learning platform for some of my training programmes and free live webinars  www.visualkids.co.uk
You will find other useful information and Practitioner Training at http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here is my YouTube channel for more free resources: https://www.youtube.com/c/OliveHickmott
My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of Mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

#autism #templegrandin #visualthinkingskills #olivehickmott #empoweringlearning #creativity

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Happy Parent = Happy Child, Nov 5th-6th

A brilliant on-line summit for every parent, with 20 excellent speakers, here for you to enjoy.

Parents are children’s first educators and the main role models that determine their thinking and behaviour for the years to come. There are so many small and big issues that we need to face and solve when we become parents and want to have a nice family life.

Click here for more details and to register

Lucy Heary and Olive Hickmott are discussing a fascinating topic – “Can parents stop Dyslexia from happening?” This can be seen as a challenge or a fantastic opportunity to benefit from our combined 40 years of experience helping children and adults improve poor literacy and Dyslexia. The challenge is always how to help these talented, creative children overcome the stress and shame generated over years of failure. Even with a new strategy that makes literacy so much easier, they still have underlying anxiety to deal with from so young. So Empowering Learning has now developed very simple processes for parents to use before children enter reception year, where the government requires them to learn phonics. You will hear us talk about using scaffolding to make literacy easy at any age through their skills with mental images. Do come and join us.

Day 1: Saturday November 5th

1. Sue Ritchie – Preparing for Conception: The Key to Increasing Your Success
2. Pamela Igwe – How to find and implicate the right mindset to being (brand )new parents
3. Karolina Koza – Mindful parenting
4. Riikka Manninen – Two and four legged kids – What animals teach us about parenting
5. Ebiere Bolu – Discipline – What it is and What it isn’t
6. Anita Barzey – How to keep your child motivated and calm during exam periods and beyond
7. Julien Brunoir – Unlocking potentials with self-awareness and positive mindset
8. Celestina Oniye-Thomas – 
9. Anjli Patel –
10. Olive  Hickmott and Lucy Heary – Can parents stop dyslexia happening?

8:30 pm: Question and answer

Day 2.  November 6. Sunday

1. Clara Rocha – The Family Moment
2. Sarah Benice – Understanding and Healing Your Inner-Child
3. Helen Snape – Is my relationship healthy? Red flags and relationship rights and responsibilities
4. Stella Maher: Supporting your child to aim higher
5. Justine Odwongo – Mental health and well-being of a teenager
6. Angela Roth – Loving Yourself & Your Body – Helping Your Child Love Theirs
7. Rupin Rach – The basics of conscious parenting
8. Dinka Vujovich –  Your child is the trigger for your unresolved trauma
9. Gill McKay – Is it wine o’clock yet? How drinking can erode our relationship with our kids
10. Kathryn Howard -What makes for a happy parent
11. Shehnaaz Latif – Natural solutions for you and your home

8:30pm Questions and answers

Presentations can be purchased for lifelong access.

My name is Olive Hickmott; I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here you will find my learning platform for some of my training programmes  www.visualkids.co.uk
You will find other useful information and Practitioner Training at http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here is my YouTube channel for more free resources: https://www.youtube.com/c/OliveHickmott
My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of Mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

#happyparent=happychild #dyslexia #mentalimages #olivehickmott #empoweringlearning #lucyheary

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Free virtual retreat just for Mums!

When was the last time you did something just for you?

When was the last time you even put yourself on your own priority list? never mind at the TOP of that list!

I wanted to be the first to let you know that a beautiful, loving, and valuable FREE resource will be available to you on Monday, November 7, 2022.

This is not your typical online event. This is a fully immersive, interactive, virtual retreat, called Putting Mama First. It is packed with fun pampering sessions including; womb wellness, mandala meditations, facial massage, laughter yoga, human design, tapping, breathwork, dancing, music, and so much more!

If you are a mama searching to reignite the joy in your life, and in motherhood, and reconnect to self-love, you will absolutely love this heart-led virtual retreat!

There are 32 gorgeous humans featured in Putting Mama First. Click here for a sneak peek into my session, The Lightening Rod, How to stay calm when your kids are sucking your energy

New sessions will be released each day from November 7 to November 9. The event will be replayed on the weekend following the event.

Get the love you need, find your joy, and have FUN with these bite-sized immersive sessions!

So register Now at this link and let the pampering begin! 

With Love, Olive Hickmott

P.S. If you know that the Putting Mama First Virtual Retreat will make a difference to your friends or family, please share this with them. If it feels aligned, and you think it would be of value to others, we’d be so grateful if you would share it on your Facebook page as well. You can help impact someone else’s life in a beautiful way. 

Register here

#laradawn #sarahnykouk #puttingMamaFirst #olivehickmott

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Are you thinking of having your child assessed for Dyslexia?

Before you spend £100s on a formal assessment, and maybe wait weeks, check whether your child is a visual learner, e.g. are they good at lego, creativity, problem solving, memory, etc. If they have visual thinking skills and haven’t learnt how to visualise words it is simple to teach them in minutes, not months. This skill will also help them decoding new words.

I have an online free live webinar at 8am tomorrow 4th October, when you can learn in just 60 mins, how to visualise, the connection between visual images and Dyslexia and how to visualise words. It couldn’t be easier and will save you many £££s.

Book here: https://www.learndesk.us/live/5066873454460928/explore-mental-pictures

Its Dyslexia Awareness Week, I prefer to call it Celebration month for creative visual thinkers. Lets celebrate their skills by scaffolding their advanced visual skills into visualising words. .

My name is Olive Hickmott; I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here you will find my learning platform for some of my training programmes  www.visualkids.co.uk
You will find other useful information and Practitioner Training at http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here is my YouTube channel for more free resources: https://www.youtube.com/c/OliveHickmott
My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of Mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

#visualthinkers #dyslexia #mentalimages #olivehickmott #empoweringlearning #visualthinkingskills

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Time to celebrate creative visual thinkers.

Creative, imaginative children may think differently ………. we should celebrate that they have simply retained the visual skills they were born with…….we all need to understand how they learn visually and learn from them….there is nothing wrong with them.

Anyone who has small children will know they are creative geniuses…….but some lose it as it is not valued or even spoken about. By the time you are an adult maybe only 2% of the population are creative geniuses, so research tells us.

October is Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness month …… but awareness tends to focus on understanding what people can’t do, not their fabulous skills. Lets take a look at some of these skills which are needed for every aspect of life and even acknowledged as vital for business growth and human development. Can you see some or all of these in your child, student, adult?

Our children are heralding a generation of 21st Century Diverse Thinkers with exceptional visual thinking skills….we mustn’t lose them. At 4 years old they can all be a developing Einstein, with:

  • Creativity, imagining, visualising, different perspectives
  • Spatial awareness, recognising patterns
  • Creative and critical thinking
  • Problem solving, learning from failures, collaboration, empathy, compassion, intuition 
  • Communicating, questioning skills, exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Originality, innovative mindset, curiosity, exploring
  • Big picture thinking, entrepreneurship, leadership, teamwork
  • Resilience, seeing different perspectives
  • Hyperfocus, confidence in capabilities, exceptional memory, drive and energy.
  • Finding your passion, your element
  • System breakers, not accepting things the way they are, drive and energy for change

How many of these can you recognise in your children?

Then you can move onto what else can you use these skills for?

  • Visual memory
  • Spider diagrams for revision and exams
  • Construction toys, jigsaw puzzles
  • Word recognition
  • Spelling
  • Comprehension
  • Remembering what you read, shopping lists
  • Mental arithmetic
  • All sorts of academic skills

How many of these do you do visually? How good are your mental images? There are free classes to help you at http://www.visualkids.co.uk

During October we will be doing daily posts about using your visual skills and how to development them further. Do subscribe here, for free, so you don’t miss any.

My name is Olive Hickmott; I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here you will find my learning platform for some of my training programmes  www.visualkids.co.uk
You will find other useful information and Practitioner Training at http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk
Here is my YouTube channel for more free resources: https://www.youtube.com/c/OliveHickmott
My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of Mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

#visualthinkers #dyslexia #ADHD #mental images #olivehickdiversethinkersmott #empoweringlearning #21stcenturydiversethinkers #visualthinkingskills

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