Tag Archives: literacy

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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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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When will this government get the whole picture on literacy?

Just read Michael Rosen’s article entitled “Dear Nadhim Zahawi, the Tories vowed to ‘eradicate illiteracy’ years ago. What went wrong.” I have also responded to the Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/oct/09/dear-nadhim-zahawi-the-tories-vowed-to-eradicate-illiteracy-years-ago-what-went-wrong I am with Michael Rosen, little progress has been made in the … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: The Lost Art of Picturing Words

People who are good at literacy picture words in their mind’s eye. So why aren’t we teaching this simple skill in school? Back in the day we communicated via pictures that were drawn on walls. Eventually letter and words were … Continue reading

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Dyslexics, come and prove me wrong!

You can learn to improve your literacy in just 30 mins. Join my zoom call on Wednesday 6th October at 8:00pm. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84275608846?pwd=TXFFd3cxNWVEK095c0JxYll5aWx4QT09 I have been teaching these skills for 22 years, because nobody told me that this was … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Free coaching for Dyslexia Attention Adults in Luton and Bedfordshire

I guest for the Recovery College in Luton and Bedfordshire, and my next events are to teach people how to visualise words and make spelling, writing and Dyslexia so much easier. I have been teaching people for 22 years and … Continue reading

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Fast literacy progress for creative students

Are you a parent of a bright creative child who is struggling with literacy? During lockdown you may have realized just how much of a challenge your child is having and the negative effects on his/her emotional health. Creative students … Continue reading

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Catching up with visual learning is fun for all kids

During lock-down I have been creating short videos of the key visual skills to improve literacy and numeracy for visual creative students. There are only 4 vital topics: reducing anxiety, finding strengths, visualising words and numbers. As I know that … Continue reading

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