Tag Archives: dyslexia

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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Has lockdown shone a light……

on how much your children are struggling with literacy or diagnosed Dyslexic and you want to find out how best to help them. I can assure you that many parents are feeling just like you and you may have little … 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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Made by Dyslexia – Dyslexia Awareness

Made by Dyslexia has done a great job bringing together excellent material called Connect the Spots to inspire people to be more optimistic about Dyslexia – but we have to remember that this is a great challenge and very worthwhile … 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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The Guardian piece on Dyslexia Wars 16.9.2020

Children are not discovering an essential skill for learning. In response to the piece, on Dyslexia Wars in the Guardian on 19.6.2020, there is still no appreciation that not all children learn in the same way.   Bright, creative, imaginative children … Continue reading

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A reformed Dyslexic – growing up in the dark

Reprinted from Chapter 2: The Elephants in the Classroom – uncovering every student’s natural power of mental imagery to enhance learning My real passion is to alleviate and prevent much of the confusion that threatens to overwhelm students. Teachers and … Continue reading

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