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48XXYY children take to improving literacy through mental imagery

In May I was asked to speak at the 1st 48XXYY Conference in the UK, organised by the amazing #JocelynEldridge; an amazing 3 days, full of useful information. I worked with some of the boys in mini-workshops, teaching them how … Continue reading

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#worldautismawareness Learn how mental imagery relates to Autism

Our own mental imagery are very significant for lots of learning difficulties, including behavioural, emotional and social challenges, such as ADHD, Asperger’s, Autism and Dyslexia Join our bitesize teleseminar, offered as part of World Autism Awareness Week, and find out … Continue reading

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Olive Hickmott,8/1/2015 1900-2100 NLP & Learning,using NLP to learn more effectively, The missing link…

NLP & Learning; Cambridge NLP Practice group The Wood Green Animal Sanctuary King’s Bush Farm London Road Godmanchester Cambs,PE29 2NH (map) Link: http://www.meetup.com/Cambs-Beds-Hunts-Herts-Peterborough-NLP-Practice-group/events/219612198/ Despite the plethora of initiatives over the last 20 years, many children including some of the brightest are … Continue reading

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“Labels are for cans, not people”

“Labels are for cans, not people” a quote attributed to Anthony Rapp.  This comment is particularly relevant to the labels of learning difficulties. Some people have one, some people a whole host of co-morbid labels and some people who have … Continue reading

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Grounding reduces Learning Difficulties

Grounding can have dramatic effects on reducing many different learning difficulties; we have found it to be the missing and essential ingredient. We teach grounding through an extremely simple exercise that everyone can do. Before we go any further this … Continue reading

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A different approach to learning difficulties

At Empowering Learning we have a fundamentally different approach to learning difficulties, differences.  We see children as extremely talented, creative, imaginative people who are struggling to learn in the way they are being taught. They are visual learners with exceptional … Continue reading

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Stress halts learning and creates learning difficulties

Stress stops us learning new skills.  When we are stressed our brain is in a state of fight or flight and the last thing we are interested in is learning new information.  “It is like trying to teach a soldier … Continue reading

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