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About olivehickmott

I am a Forensic Learning coach, showing people how they can improve their own learning and change their health. Working with creative neurodivergent students is a joy, as they learn new skills to overcome many of their learning challenges.

Flipping Dyslexia 101: Is there a Crime?

That people who are good at literacy don’t tell those who struggle, that they have mental images of words. This enables them to recognize words they have seen before and spell words, especially in English, that is tricky at best. … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: Missing skill of picturing words

Have your children struggled with literacy over the last year of interrupted education? They may have missed out on the simple skill to picture words; a vital skill for fluent reading and writing. In 23 years of teaching students (adults … Continue reading

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How sensitive are neurodivergent people?

Starts Monday: 5 1-hour no-cost masterclasses Some people’s sensitivity is so strong that they physically feel other people’s emotions, it’s exhausting. Many of the neurodivergent students I have worked with are highly sensitive. My colleague and friend, Art Giser is … Continue reading

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Rebel Voices 2021 – International Dyslexia Virtual Conference

I am delighted to be speaking at this conference organised by the Dyslexia Institute UK.                                                                                       Email: DyslexiaInstituteUK@gmail.com September 9/10th 2021 Over 30 presentations (available to delegates virtually for 3 months) Message of support from Sadiq Khan, London Mayor. Dating, … Continue reading

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“Mum, why didn’t someone tell me?”

“Mum, why didn’t someone tell me that the smart kids at school could ‘picture’ words and that they didn’t move?” “Darling, I am so sorry, neither the teachers nor I realised that you didn’t ‘picture’ words.  Children never get asked … Continue reading

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Do you enjoy your sensitivity?

Starts Friday: 5 1-hour no-cost masterclasses Some people’s sensitivity is so strong that they physically feel other people’s emotions, it’s exhausting. This is known as being an Empath. THIS MASTERCLASS IS FOR SENSITIVE PEOPLE, SENSITIVE PARENTS, AND EMPATHS. Empaths are … Continue reading

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Fast literacy progress for creative students

Are you a parent of a bright creative child who is struggling with literacy? During lockdown you may have realized just how much of a challenge your child is having and the negative effects on his/her emotional health. Creative students … Continue reading

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Easily Clear Blocks to Leading a More Miraculous Life

By popular demand: Easily Clear Blocks to Leading a More Miraculous Life limited timehttps://energeticnlp.com/livemiraculous-life-video-register/ A message from Art Giser, I wasn’t planning on making this available, but so many people asked for it that we are making it available for … Continue reading

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Is your child Highly Sensitive (HSP)?

Working with Neurodivergent students for 20 years I have always known that many of them are highly sensitive, often with symptoms of sensory overload. Recently I came across the work of Dr. Elaine Aron, who has done much research into … Continue reading

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Everyone has Miraculous Abilities–Everyone!” …but most people just don’t know how to fully access them to live richer, stronger, joyful, and more abundant lives! Do join me at Art Giser’s amazing programme Discover your Miraculous Abilities, on Jane 25th-28th. All … Continue reading

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