Neurodivergent Wednesday – Sleep – a Vital Skill for Well-being

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Oh, to sleep like this

Sleeping is so often a challenge and maybe you have tried all the usual things for you and your child. But what do you know about sleep cycles, how to stay asleep all night and wake up feeling refreshed. What is your child’s behavior like after a disrupted night’s sleep? I learnt this the hard way. You can learn in just 10-15 minutes the essential knowledge.

This vital knowledge is not just for your child but for you too.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/bIuqHXagAro

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #sleeping #sleep

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: #2. Grounding and Learning

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/IS3BtyW0RzA

Being ungrounded when trying to learn or remember anything, looks roughly like this: loads of windows open, no structure, unable to concentrate, a bit wobbly and mounting confusion. Sound familiar? Whether you are a parent, a teacher or a student understanding this connection will make so much sense; and why didn’t anyone tell you this before – few people know. People tell me that “grounding is possibly the most vital component of the whole Empowering Learning toolbox of skills, everyone should know about this”.

You can learn why grounding is so important for everyone’s learning, especially any neurodivergent students, who may come with a variety of diagnoses such as ADHD, ASD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, etc. You can learn the skills simply and easily for yourself, with just a bit of practice and no cost.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/IS3BtyW0RzA

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

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#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #grounding #learning #memory #ASD #ADHD #Dyslexia #Dyspraxia

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – Grounding – what is it, why is it so important and what’s the connection with Learning

Listen to the brief recording: https://youtu.be/TQ7xB8Mgn08

Grounding is something that many people don’t know about and why it is so important for learning and so much more. This session will explain what grounding is, in answer to those people who look at me somewhat surprised and think it is something to do with being sent to your bedroom for misbehaving.

With so much happening at the moment, at such a fast pace, it is difficult to remain grounded and not exhausted. So join us for a quick session on the importance of grounding, what grounding is and how to stay grounded when you want.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/TQ7xB8Mgn08

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #grounding #learning

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: When Dyslexia overlaps with ADHD

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/uW-sn4FT7XM

Many youngsters with ADHD are also most like to have a learning difficulty, probably Dyslexia**. According to a Facebook post I did, loads of children have both. You can disconnect these with understanding 3 common factors that most parents and teachers are unaware of.

This short video introduces how to do this.

The event consists of a short (max 15 mins) session, that is recorded, and then an unrecorded question and answer discussion. Do join in if you can and bring your questions along.

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

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#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #asd #adhd #mentalimagery #dyslexia

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – Remembering what you read and comprehension

Listen to a brief recording here: https://youtu.be/3Msac-H3J5Y

There is a simple skill to remembering what you read and finding comprehension easy, which is available to everyone. Join us and find out the secrets using your own mental imagery.

Listen to a brief recording here: https://youtu.be/3Msac-H3J5Y

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #comprehension

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: The power of breathing to regulate emotions.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/X96vfKZr19w

Good breathing?

There is so much stress and anxiety around at the moment this short webinar with cover the basics of breathing and how it relates to Neurodiversity, especially ADHD and ASD.

The event consists of a short (max 15 mins) session, that is recorded, and then an unrecorded question and answer discussion. Do join in if you can and bring your questions along.

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #asd #adhd #mentalimagery

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – Remembering what you read and comprehension

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/3Msac-H3J5Y

There is a simple skill to remembering what you read and finding comprehension easy, which is available to everyone. Join us and find out the secrets using your own mental imagery.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/3Msac-H3J5Y

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #comprehension

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Changing Dyslexia for a new decade

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Whilst so many children are being home schooled parents are having all sorts of challenges and are often realising just how much their children are struggling with literacy. This is an offer to you to take a different perspective on Dyslexia, challenging the ideas of the old decades and setting our children free to learn in the way that best suits their skills.  Entitled Changing Dyslexia for a new decade, I am offering you 10 teleclasses, recorded with various colleagues, a little earlier in the year to address specific symptoms. The topics are:

  • It is not phonics or word recognition, it is both, plus Julia Barker and June Baker
  • Grounding and good breathing to reduce anxiety and create a learning state, plus Cheryl Winter
  • Developing visual skills for learning anything, plus Cheryl Winter
  • A neurodivergent school coach for every school, with several EL Practitioners
  • Moving to Fluency, with Yvonne Fox.
  • Exploring Sensory Overload in Dyslexia, with Anne Smith
  • Why is spelling harder than reading
  • When Dyslexia overlaps with ADHD and other neurodivergent labels
  • How NLP and Coaching can help clients with learning differences plus Emma Hossack
  • Releasing anxiety with EFT plus Judy Bartkowiak

Changing Dyslexia for a new decade

A series of 10 recorded webinars with Olive Hickmott and some of the Empowering Learning Practitioners to discuss the most challenging topics with Dyslexia for this decade. How changes that can be simply and easily made, for the benefit of students, parents and teachers, are discussed. You will be able to download the series at a special price during the current challenging education time.

£95.00

If you want to get a preview of some of this material, take a look at The Elephants in the Classroom: uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning. To find out more, order your own copy here, or more than 10 copies here or on  Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com.

#empoweringlearning #APMReports #spelling #reading #dyslexiaforanewdecade #dyslexia #phonics #wordrecognition

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: Working with Neurodivergent strengths to mitigate ADHD and ASD.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/Q7RhT4TuJfs

How do you control all this?

Last week I talked about Neurodivergent strengths. This week it is how to work with those strengths to become exceptional and not be overwhelmed.

How young can you notice these symptoms, leading to ADHD or ASD? Were you or your child born with fabulous mental imagery and neurodivergent thinking and learning? What happened as you/they grew up? Did you just get more confused?

How do you move from the 1st to the 2nd cartoon? Find out in just a few minutes how to make a start.

The event consists of a short (max 15 mins) session, that is recorded, and then an unrecorded question and answer discussion. Do join in if you can and bring your questions along.

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #asd #adhd #strengths #mentalimagery #neurodivergentstrengths

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – You are not born Dyslexic

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/itkke285kpk

You are born with fabulous mental imagery and neurodivergent thinking and learning that may turn into several learning difficulties. It is the creative, imaginative kids who develop Dyslexia pre or post going to school. You are not born with Dyslexia – this is very controversial for many to accept, but listen to this short video and find out why it is true.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/itkke285kpk

Olive Hickmott
olive@empoweringlearning.co.uk
http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk

You can read more about these visualisation techniques and more case studies in the book The Elephants in The Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning available here ,  and also from Amazon USAAmazon UKKindle.

#Neurodivergent #empoweringlearning #theelephantsintheclassroom #mentalimagery #dyslexia

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