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To enable creative children and adults to learn in a way that matches their strengths. It is only common sense (that often doesn’t seem very common these days), to teach students in a way that matches their strengths. Creative students … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Dyslexia and ADHD

“This all makes so much sense.” This is what parents and adults say to me over and over again when they find out these secrets. Over 22 years I have had so many lightbulb moments when working with families, I … Continue reading

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When will this government get the whole picture on literacy?

Just read Michael Rosen’s article entitled “Dear Nadhim Zahawi, the Tories vowed to ‘eradicate illiteracy’ years ago. What went wrong.” I have also responded to the Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/oct/09/dear-nadhim-zahawi-the-tories-vowed-to-eradicate-illiteracy-years-ago-what-went-wrong I am with Michael Rosen, little progress has been made in the … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: How could your school benefit from a Neurodivergent School Coach (NSC)?

It is every students’ civil rights to be taught in a way that works for them and in many cases plays to their visual neurodivergent strengths. Every primary school could have a Neurodivergent School Coach, who champions appropriate teaching and … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: The Lost Art of Picturing Words

People who are good at literacy picture words in their mind’s eye. So why aren’t we teaching this simple skill in school? Back in the day we communicated via pictures that were drawn on walls. Eventually letter and words were … Continue reading

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Dyslexics, come and prove me wrong!

You can learn to improve your literacy in just 30 mins. Join my zoom call on Wednesday 6th October at 8:00pm. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84275608846?pwd=TXFFd3cxNWVEK095c0JxYll5aWx4QT09 I have been teaching these skills for 22 years, because nobody told me that this was … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Free coaching for Dyslexia Attention Adults in Luton and Bedfordshire

I guest for the Recovery College in Luton and Bedfordshire, and my next events are to teach people how to visualise words and make spelling, writing and Dyslexia so much easier. I have been teaching people for 22 years and … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: Neurodivergent Teddy

Transcript: Good morning this is a story about neurodivergent teddy. This is part of my series of learning to thrive with dyslexia and adhd I want to tell you a story about a little boy called Freddie who came to … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: Neurodivergent strengths

When you explore neurodivergent strengths, you realize 3 things: how valuable these strengths are how they can be real assets in adult life how they can be flipped to assist with topics such as dyslexia or poor literacy/numeracy at any … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: Missing skill of picturing words

Have your children struggled with literacy over the last year of interrupted education? They may have missed out on the simple skill to picture words; a vital skill for fluent reading and writing. In 23 years of teaching students (adults … Continue reading

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