Tag Archives: dyslexia

Where SEN meets mental health challenges

Recently I was asked to talk to some Hertfordshire teachers and Sencos about this topic, that was very well received. I summarised the content it in just 30 minutes in my on-line monthly webinar for Dyslexia, ADHD and neurodivergent questions. … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Week

Dyslexia Awareness week 7th-11th October. Do your bright creative neurodivergent children struggle with literacy? Find out how literacy can be made much easier even for dyslexics. On Wed 9th Oct, 9:00am or 7:30pm. Come along and join our free webinar: … Continue reading

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Reading for Visual Learners

MONDAY FREE IN REDBOURN LIBRARY 2-3 pm ⭐️ Reading Workshop with Olive Hickmott ⭐️ Is your child struggling to spell or read and you don’t know how to help them? This happens to many creative, imaginative children who have other great skills! … Continue reading

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Kids excel & schools save SEN money

Almost all of our schools are finding they have less funding available that in turn effects the increasing demands on Special Needs Budgets.  So what can we do for less whilst kids excel? Imagine what it would be like if … Continue reading

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New: The Elephants in the Classroom

The Elephants in the Classroom: Uncovering Every Student’s Natural Power of Mental Imagery to Enhance Learning My latest book, The Elephants in the Classroom talks directly to parents and teachers, providing a much-needed new perspective on the explosion of learning difficulties in our … Continue reading

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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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Empowering Learning in offender rehabilitation

A few years ago, Olive Hickmott was approached by David Apparicio and Jackie Hewitt-Main separately, two entrepreneurs, whom had a passion for working with offenders in custody to give them a second chance in life. This is a brief review … Continue reading

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