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7 poor processes for teaching word recognition

Word recognition is necessary for fluent reading.  But with an emphasis on phonics ONLY, word recognition is left either left to chance or not being taught well in school.  One of the first words you can be expected to read … Continue reading

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Skills for neurodivergent students – Jan 13th

Would you like to know more about the tool-box we have developed for assisting Dyslexic, ADHD and Autistic students, based on their strengths? Olive Hickmott is an Author, Trainer and Forensic Learning Coach.  She has been an expert in how … Continue reading

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Changing views on Dyslexia

The APM Report below sheds some very interesting light on how people’s opinions are starting to change about reading instruction.  America Public Media (APM) Reports strive to raise awareness, trigger debate and prompt positive change via non-partisan, independent investigation and … Continue reading

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How can we best serve neurodivergent students, their families and schools?

What would it be like if every primary school had a Neurodivergent School Coach (NSC), who championed appropriate teaching and learning for neurodivergent students? With the current growth of learning differences/difficulties, the existing solution of assessment and teaching neurodivergent students … Continue reading

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Separation anxiety – online training Webinar

          I think you might be interested in this on-line training from NLP4kids. Anxiety is so often co-morbid with the work Empowering Learning does with neurodivergent students on learning differences, I highly recommend this session. Click here to … 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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Breathing is good for you

But do you know the difference between nose breathing and mouth breathing – what is “right” breathing,  and why is it important? I work with children and adults with learning differences, currently known as neurodivergent thinking and learning styles. I … Continue reading

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