Monthly Archives: April 2020

Neurodivergent Wednesday – come and explore

Wednesday 29th April 10am: Recording here on Youtube Anyone terrified of maths? In just a few minutes you will learn the key to improving mental arithmetic. It’s easier than you think even for very young children. Wednesday 29th April at … Continue reading

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Does your world seem upside down?

Join us for Neurodivergent Wednesday 22nd April 2020. We have 2 drop-in calls plus one in the evening for trained Empowering Learning practitioners. These are all simple skills you can teach your children during their time away from school. 9am: … Continue reading

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3 true stories that turned around struggling literacy

Here is a short video about how mental imagery can change poor literacy for anyone. The first 2 were in special needs school. The last student on the gifted and talented register and below is his story in his own … Continue reading

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Reducing the stress of reading: it’s magic

Last week I talked about simple word recognition of short object words, this week I am going to talk, in 10 mins, about: 1. Banishing the stress of reading 2. The position of the book 3. Recognising known words. A … Continue reading

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Coming out of ICU

Yesterday’s Guardian had this section, entitled “Learning to breathe again: the long road to recovery from Covid-19”. The ICU service is exceptional and this article reminded both my husband and I of his 7-day stay in ICU, during a hospitalisation … Continue reading

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Teaching neurodivergent kids to read and spell visually

Are you having trouble helping your child to move on from phonics, which they may or may not find difficult, to word recognition? Teddy is here to help you with this 10 minute video. A little boy came to see … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent kids can enjoy reading object words

Are you having trouble helping your child to move on from phonics, which they may or may not find difficult, to word recognition? Teddy is here to help you. A little boy came to see me one day as he … Continue reading

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