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.

Is your Neurodivergent Child at Home?

Is your neurodivergent child at home and you are wondering what to do with them? Dyslexic? Dyspraxic? ADHD? ASD?  Could you use the time at home to help them develop some invaluable skills, that they are not taught in school? … Continue reading

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Could good breathing save your life?

We all know the importance of breathing, but do you know that how we breathe can have a major impact on our health? Are you looking for useful things you can do to help yourself in the current situation? Our … Continue reading

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6 steps to improve the wellbeing of your airways

Today I want to mention the wellbeing of our airways.  It seems obvious to me that we should all attempt to look after those delicate airways that enable us to breathe and are so vital for supporting life. Good breathing … Continue reading

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Reframing Covid-19 and your immune system

“Are you worried about the panic surrounding Covid-19?” I am. As a health and learning coach, I don’t disagree with the messages about public health, but there’s an angle here that’s being overlooked. Our immune system is a learning organisation. … Continue reading

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Free webinar: Releasing anxiety from Dyslexia

This is the last in the series Changing Dyslexia for a New Decade.  Several in the series have covered how learning differences can create anxiety. This session with cover: Using the strengths of mental imagery to change anxiety How Emotional … Continue reading

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Free webinar: How is it my child can read and not spell the same words?

There is a very simple reason as to why some children find reading reasonable and spelling so difficult.  It is unlikely you have been taught the reason for this in school or how to overcome these challenges. Joining us for … Continue reading

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Free webinar: exploring sensory overload in Dyslexia

Does your child struggle with anxiety and sensory overload? This webinar will give you some new insights into their experiences and how some simple skills can assist every child, especially those with learning differences. This webinar is part of a … Continue reading

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