Author Archives: olivehickmott

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.

How can we best serve neurodivergent students, their families and schools?

What would it be like if every primary school had a Neurodivergent School Coach (NSC), who championed appropriate teaching and learning for neurodivergent students? With the current growth of learning differences/difficulties, the existing solution of assessment and teaching neurodivergent students … Continue reading

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Where SEN meets mental health challenges

Recently I was asked to talk to some Hertfordshire teachers and Sencos about this topic, that was very well received. I summarised the content it in just 30 minutes in my on-line monthly webinar for Dyslexia, ADHD and neurodivergent questions. … Continue reading

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Discover the Elephants in your Classroom

Below is an Author Interview for my recent book that you will find interesting: Published in ANLP’s Rapport Magazine recently. Lack of knowledge about how students learn visually contributes to many learning difficulties for neurodivergent thinkers. You may have heard … Continue reading

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Fighting Fit Conference in Leeds 9th-10th Nov

I am speaking at this conference on 10th November, I should be pleased to hear from you. Fighting Fit is a not-for-profit programme for people who have come to terms with their Parkinson’s diagnosis and who want to: • Get specific … Continue reading

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How a child simply improved literacy

This is just part of the advocacy report for a child recently, in just one coaching session. XXX is an exceptional visualiser with a very creative brain. It is always a special day when I have the privilege to work … Continue reading

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ADHD Awareness: Where can I start?

Here are some skills for teachers and parents of ADHD students. Let us help you to help them. October is ADHD Awareness month; we are running 3 FREE webinars to help parents, teachers, doctors and educational professionals: ADHD Awareness, where … Continue reading

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Easy literacy for dyslexics

Dyslexia Awareness week 7th-11th October. Do your bright creative neurodivergent children struggle with literacy? Find out how literacy can be made much easier even for dyslexics. On Wed 9th Oct, 9:00am or 7:30pm. Come along and join our free webinar: … Continue reading

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