Tag Archives: neurodivergent

Is your child Highly Sensitive (HSP)?

Working with Neurodivergent students for 20 years I have always known that many of them are highly sensitive, often with symptoms of sensory overload. Recently I came across the work of Dr. Elaine Aron, who has done much research into … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity Celebration Week: Types of Mental Images

There are three types of mental images – things we have seen before and can recall, things we want to create and images that just come to us in a sort of knowing. Let me explain this in more detail. … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity Celebration Week: “Visual thinking is a tremendous advantage” Temple Grandin

Dr Temple Grandin has designed one-third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She has autism with incredible skills to visualise the best environment for animals, so they remain calm, by putting herself into their world through her … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity Celebration Week – me too stories

March 15th-21st is Neurodiversity Celebration Week; please celebrate with people you know, their strengths and exceptional skills. It is time we acknowledge the unique contributions they all make. According to the Department of Education, 15% of students in the United Kingdom have … Continue reading

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March 15th-21st is Neurodiversity Celebration Week

To have a learning difference has been one of the biggest challenges and exceptional opportunities in my life.  It has made me who I am; for example, creativity, out of the box thinking, seeing different perspectives, gaining unique insights, excellent … Continue reading

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The Elephants in the Classroom is now available on Kindle

I am delighted to announce that The Elephants in the Classroom is now available on Kindle. After a delay due to Covid-19, it is now available here, complete with all the pictures. Here are some of the testimonials: “In this … Continue reading

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Join the Pre-school Mindfulness Summit

I am delighted to be speaking at this summit, that is full of interesting speakers and completely free of charge when you listen live. Here is the link with all the details to sign up here for free. My session … Continue reading

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What is Grounding, why is it so important and what’s the connection with Learning and breathing

Listen to this brief 20 mins recording: https://youtu.be/TQ7xB8Mgn08 Grounding is something that many people don’t know about and why it is so important for learning and so much more. This session will explain what grounding is, in answer to those … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: Mental Health made easy

Access the short recording https://youtu.be/-46wEuXs0Uk Have you ever been confused about someone saying this is a mental health condition? How does mental health develop and what tools can you learn to help. All of this and more will be covered … 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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