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Changing Dyslexia for a new decade

. Whilst so many children are being home schooled parents are having all sorts of challenges and are often realising just how much their children are struggling with literacy. This is an offer to you to take a different perspective … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: Working with Neurodivergent strengths to mitigate ADHD and ASD.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/Q7RhT4TuJfs Last week I talked about Neurodivergent strengths. This week it is how to work with those strengths to become exceptional and not be overwhelmed. How young can you notice these symptoms, leading to … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – You are not born Dyslexic

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/itkke285kpk You are born with fabulous mental imagery and neurodivergent thinking and learning that may turn into several learning difficulties. It is the creative, imaginative kids who develop Dyslexia pre or post going to … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – 13th May 2020: Strengths

Listen to the recording here Neurodivergent students have great strengths that are often quite exceptional, so I am delighted to present this topic. These skills are so often found in those with ADHD and ASD diagnoses. The event consists of … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – 13th May 2020

9am on Wednesday 13th May: Listen to the short recording Visualising numbers is fun and now you can explore words and numbers together, angles, telling the time and even algebra. This is a great way to improve your maths and … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – exploring more

Wednesday 6th May 10am: Visual skills for more Maths Now you have the basics is visualising numbers, lets explore how to use your skills for calculations, measurement (this one is great fun), doubling and halving, fractions and percentages, words that … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – come and explore

Terrified of Maths? Recording here on Youtube Anyone terrified of maths? In just a few minutes you will learn the key to improving mental arithmetic. It’s easier than you think even for very young children. Wednesday 29th April at 2pm. … Continue reading

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Does your world seem upside down?

Join us for Neurodivergent Wednesday 22nd April 2020. We have 2 drop-in calls plus one in the evening for trained Empowering Learning practitioners. These are all simple skills you can teach your children during their time away from school. 9am: … Continue reading

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Reducing the stress of reading: it’s magic

Last week I talked about simple word recognition of short object words, this week I am going to talk, in 10 mins, about: 1. Banishing the stress of reading 2. The position of the book 3. Recognising known words. A … Continue reading

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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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