Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Perspectives for Dementia carers

We maybe years or decades away from having a real understanding about why Dementia, in all its forms, happens and how to best help those who painstakingly care for their loved ones.  Meanwhile it is the number 1 health challenge of our time and … Continue reading

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Are you a sparrow or a pigeon?

Looking out at the birds in my garden I was reminded about a story I used to use that I had forgotten recently.  Many people with learning difficulties are very ungrounded that manifests as being wobbly when they are stressed … Continue reading

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Q: Is ADHD/ADD a behaviour or a disability?

The question was posed through facebook “When a child has ADHD/ADD, disability, and etc. starts to scream, throw themselves on the ground, cries, says bad words, says anything, hits himself, pulls their hair, and etc. is it a behaviour or their disability?” … Continue reading

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The qualities of your mental images and learning difficulties

A vital part of creating mental images and hence learning  is the quality of those images. And this is where parents can really help.  Talk to your children about their images, this will help them to develop their occipital region.  … Continue reading

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Intense theory of Autism

Just been reading about the Intense Theory and it really resonated with me and many of my clients.  Take a look at this article Having witnessed on many occasions the intensity that people feel energy from others and the simple … Continue reading

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The role of mental imagery in Learning Difficulties

The role of mental imagery in poor literacy, numeracy, concentration….and how neglect of this vital skill develops into learning difficulties Empowering Learning has developed a unique set of skills around mental imagery and learning. What is mental imagery? Mental imagery … Continue reading

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A Dyslexic brain or just highly visual?

This is a really useful example to show people and aid their understanding. See how you think it works with the Empowering Learning Principles. Please ensure you watch it to the end or you might be left with the idea … Continue reading

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