Tag Archives: Aspergers

The cost of learning difficulties

I want to tell you a story about Freddy Freddy (not his real name), was a bright child and used to go to school – how did his parents know he was bright? Creative, charming, a bit of a character. His … Continue reading

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Research into who has good mental images

This morning on BBC Breakfast TV, Prof Adam Zeman, University of Exeter discussed what he is calling Aphantasia, the inability of some people to see mental images. He says Aphantasia is not a disorder, disability or a condition, it is just … Continue reading

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#worldautismawareness Learn how mental imagery relates to Autism

Our own mental imagery are very significant for lots of learning difficulties, including behavioural, emotional and social challenges, such as ADHD, Asperger’s, Autism and Dyslexia Join our bitesize teleseminar, offered as part of World Autism Awareness Week, and find out … Continue reading

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Welwyn and Hatfield Group: Mental imagery and special needs 11th Feb 7:30pm

Find our how you can picture words to improve literacy and Dyslexia, stop images moving to reduce ADHD and increase concentration, reduce the information experienced in Sensory Overload, help Autism/Aspergers. Olive Hickmott, Empowering Learning, who has a wealth of experience … Continue reading

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Empowering Learning goes to Docklands, London Thurs 27th Feb 7:30pm

On Thursday 27th Feb, I am running an introductory workshop in Docklands; do come and join us. Sponsored by Paul Cosens, Founder of the Canary Wharf NLP Community,come and learn how….. NLP can be used to help people with Poor … Continue reading

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Is imposing Synthetic phonics “almost abuse”

According to Andrew Davis, research fellow at Durham University, insisting that children who can already read when they start school must learn synthetic phonics is “almost a form of abuse”.  There are several reports about his publication To read or … Continue reading

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Grounding for ADHD, Aspergers and Autism

One of the most popular techniques we teach families with ADHD, Aspergers or Autism is grounding.  Doesn’t matter whether it is for the children or the parents, the whole family will benefit. When we want to learn it is invaluable … Continue reading

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