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Flipping Dyslexia 101: How could your school benefit from a Neurodivergent School Coach (NSC)?

It is every students’ civil rights to be taught in a way that works for them and in many cases plays to their visual neurodivergent strengths. Every primary school could have a Neurodivergent School Coach, who champions appropriate teaching and … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: Neurodivergent Teddy

Transcript: Good morning this is a story about neurodivergent teddy. This is part of my series of learning to thrive with dyslexia and adhd I want to tell you a story about a little boy called Freddie who came to … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: Neurodivergent strengths

When you explore neurodivergent strengths, you realize 3 things: how valuable these strengths are how they can be real assets in adult life how they can be flipped to assist with topics such as dyslexia or poor literacy/numeracy at any … Continue reading

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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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