Tag Archives: ADHD

Join us Friday at 11am UK Time for another Neurodiversity Stories

Neurodiversity Stories with Darren Clarke Delighted to announce the next guest 🙌 Olive Hickmott Title: Are we all born dyslexic? Olive had many Dyslexic and ADHD traits all her life. She will tell the story of how she changed her … Continue reading

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Webinar on Wed 27.4.21 at the Bell House

Before Covid I was talking about the importance of sleep-breathing-calm for Neurodivergent students. Now the focus is on emotional wellbeing for everyone, these skills are even more valuable. I am running a webinar for The Bell House on Wednesday, just … Continue reading

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A special for ADHD children who struggle with literacy

There are many highly creative imaginative children diagnosed with ADHD who are very anxious. The source of much anxiety is often literacy (or numeracy). With so many parents home schooling at the moment I volunteered to run a zoom call, … Continue reading

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“I wish I had known more when my child was little……”

………I could have saved so much pain for her and me. Parents often say comments like this and this picture sums it up, for me. It isn’t until they get older that it becomes easier to see what is happening. … Continue reading

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Success stories with Dyslexia and ADHD

Looking for inspiration? 31 success stories have been published during October. Each video is <5mins long. https://olivehickmott.wordpress.com/success-stories-from-empowering-learning/ You will hear about:* how breathing and grounding help reduce stress* how visualising words can be achieved in minutes* how to calm a … Continue reading

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ADHD / Dyslexia Awareness month starts today – here are 3 secrets

To start our month of great Dyslexia and ADHD success stories, I want to give you the 3 secrets we have discovered to significantly address poor literacy, inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity, drowsiness, irritability and low self-esteem. These will be demonstrated with … Continue reading

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Learning to thrive with Dyslexia / ADHD.

Great stories of success for many ex-struggling learners. Tune into my YouTube channel, posted at 11am every day during October. Maximun of 5 mins each. Here you will find links to the whole list: https://olivehickmott.wordpress.com/success-stories-from-empowering-learning/ October was ADHD and Dyslexia … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – exploring more

Visual skills for more Maths Now you have the basics is visualising numbers, lets explore how to use your skills for calculations, measurement (this one is great fun), doubling and halving, fractions and percentages, words that describe shapes and angles. … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – come and explore

Terrified of Maths? Recording here on Youtube Anyone terrified of maths? In just a few minutes you will learn the key to improving mental arithmetic. It’s easier than you think even for very young children. Recording here on Youtube Following … Continue reading

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