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Monday morning learning tips

11am Every Monday morning I run a Facebook live for 15-20 mins to give you and your students some tips about literacy, numeracy, concentration, memory, learning and thinking through mental imagery and so much more. Just a quick call and … Continue reading

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My child can’t sleep

There are dozens of reasons why children can’t sleep but I should like to give you a couple of gems to try out.  Firstly, is the problem that they can’t get to sleep or is it that they don’t stay … Continue reading

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Why do children get multiple diagnoses of different learning difficulties?

When I started my journey into learning differences I was shocked to find that so many children and adults had multiple diagnoses; for example,  dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD or ADHD and ASD.  My thought was that there must be something … Continue reading

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New Perspectives on ADHD

Empowering Learning launched a new Masterclass initiative with Penny Perry, Cheryl Winter and Olive Hickmott – A blended learning programme to help you take new perspectives on ADHD. These highly informative sessions explained some hidden facts about ADHD, enabling you … Continue reading

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Learning Differently doesn’t mean you have learning difficulties

People learn differently; it is part of being human and it would be very boring if we were all the same. Talk to your friends and relatives and ask them how they do simple everyday tasks. How do they remember … Continue reading

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Barking up the wrong tree

Has anyone noticed the actual problem with idioms and highly visual children?  Children with Dyslexia, ADHD, Aspergers and Autism are likely to have excellent visual strengths so mentioning an idiom to them sends them off into trying to sort out … Continue reading

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Your child will fail maths without this simple skill

There is an underlying problem with the way maths is taught in primary school; the curriculum assumes that very young children can picture numbers as controlled mental images. This is a presupposition of the whole system.  For even the most … Continue reading

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