Tag Archives: dyslexia

Neurodiversity Superpowers, Olive Hickmott talks with Michael Whitehouse

Neurodiversity superpowers, does every child have them? Continue reading

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Is your school having to cutback on SEN Support?

Schools are having to cutback, there is support available. Continue reading

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Recovering the Lost Art of Visual Learning

Would you like to help your child make literacy so much easier? Having a phonics only strategy in school, disadvantages the creative, imaginative children, who have a wealth of visual thinking skills, especially when young, such as problem solving, curiosity, … Continue reading

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Happy Parent = Happy Child, Nov 5th-6th

A brilliant on-line summit for every parent, with 20 excellent speakers, here for you to enjoy. Parents are children’s first educators and the main role models that determine their thinking and behaviour for the years to come. There are so … Continue reading

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Are you thinking of having your child assessed for Dyslexia?

Before you spend £100s on a formal assessment, and maybe wait weeks, check whether your child is a visual learner, e.g. are they good at lego, creativity, problem solving, memory, etc. If they have visual thinking skills and haven’t learnt … Continue reading

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Time to celebrate creative visual thinkers.

Creative, imaginative children may think differently ………. we should celebrate that they have simply retained the visual skills they were born with…….we all need to understand how they learn visually and learn from them….there is nothing wrong with them. Anyone … Continue reading

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How to stop the “Tinys” from dropping into Dyslexia

Having taught creative imaginative dyslexics how to improve their literacy, for over two decades, by using their visual skills, it seems obvious to offer these skills to the very young to help them scaffold into phonics skills.  As we all … Continue reading

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Can you consider that we have dyslexia the wrong way around?

Can you consider that we have Dyslexia the wrong way around. Our bright creative kids are just not being taught how to visualise words, something fluent readers and spellers do. Continue reading

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Parents can of course be deeply stressed when their child can’t read and/or spell ……..

But the reality and truth is that teachers are not taught how to teach bright, creative, imaginative children how to spell and read visually. It is not parents or the teachers fault, it is simply a skill to learn and it is fun. Continue reading

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How do I know if my child is visualising words?

This is a question I often get asked, because it is a hidden skill. But is is very easy to detect and the vital skill for fluent reading and also spelling in English. When your child or student is visualising … Continue reading

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