Monthly Archives: January 2014

Overcoming Dyslexia: What do you enjoy #reading?

It a natural thing that when you find it difficult to read, or in some cases impossible you make up all sorts of reasons why it doesn’t matter, to avoid feeling stupid. You convince yourself that there is no value … Continue reading

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Overcoming Dyslexia: Spelling in English just doesn’t make sense

I find it fascinating how children can become good readers and remain poor at spelling. Many of my students arrive in this confused state and their parents just can’t understand it. It makes no sense until you understand a little … Continue reading

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How is learning to swim like learning to read?

Both are skills to be learned and there is more in common that you might think. First we learn to walk, how do we do that?  By watching others who are successful and copying them.  We don’t give up the … Continue reading

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