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Dyslexia assessment is fine but prevention is so much better

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Let’s avoid Dyslexia: Simple ways parents could help

Children who learn to visualise words don’t develop Dyslexia. So how do we encourage young children to visualise words, even before school and any formal teaching. The Word Form Area (WFA) is an area in their brain that has mental … Continue reading

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If letters move on the page are you Dyslexic?

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Neurodivergent brains think differently, so lets help them learn differently

Join one of the free sessions to explain the role mental imagery plays in learning. Dates through to end of August now available. Take a look at http://www.visualkids.co.uk for all the details. There are 3 different sessions, plus one new … Continue reading

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The Wall of Awful Literacy

Here is a very simple way to improve literacy for highly creative, imaginative students. I listened to Brandan Mahan (ADHDessentials.com) recently talking about The Wall of Awful – a metaphor to describe how students get stuck and how they can … Continue reading

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Have you heard of Twinkl?

I was delighted to be interviewed by Dylan Morgan, Content Executive at Twinkl recently for his article Living with Dyslexia from those who know best. Several people contributed their lived experiences, that makes for an interesting read here. Enjoy. Twinkl … Continue reading

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Research shows the need to picture words.

Can you picture words? When you spell the word GIRAFFE, how many Rs and how many Fs. If this is simple for you, you are most likely to be good at literacy. Every Dyslexic I have ever met, and there … Continue reading

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Ready to try a new strategy for Dyslexia

Let’s face it. Struggling to read and spell is a nightmare.  You feel stupid in school and hate the thought of homework and spelling tests that make you feel sick. But, thanks to neuroscience, I discovered how to teach bright, … Continue reading

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Ready to try a new strategy for Dyslexia

Let’s face it. Struggling to read and spell is a nightmare.  You feel stupid in school and hate the thought of homework and spelling tests that make you feel sick. But, thanks to neuroscience, I discovered how to teach bright, … Continue reading

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Ready to try a new strategy for Dyslexia

Thousands of children are confused with the phonics only approach to literacy. Learning how to picture words is so easy when you know how. I believe that everyone can learn the elements of improving literacy and Dyslexia in just 60 minutes. It … Continue reading

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