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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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Learning Differences – How to Connect the Dots: Making a Real Difference for the Next Generation

Tuesday 21st January, 2020, at the Richmond NLP group,  with Olive Hickmott and learn how children learn best Booking: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-differences-how-to-connect-the-dots-tickets-89493199569 Olive is a specialist expert mainly working with students. However, her work also applies to us, as coaches, NLP’ers and … Continue reading

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Skills for neurodivergent students – Jan 13th

Would you like to know more about the tool-box we have developed for assisting Dyslexic, ADHD and Autistic students, based on their strengths? Olive Hickmott is an Author, Trainer and Forensic Learning Coach.  She has been an expert in how … Continue reading

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Visualising your Way through a Healthier Life

Olive Hickmott, is a leading expert in the use of mental imagery in visualisation.  She is renowned for working with those who learn and think visually to help them improve their experience of many learning differences and excel. But visualising … Continue reading

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When the NLP Spelling Strategy just doesn’t work….by Sara Haboubi, MA

In the 1980’s Robert Dilts (a key figure in the NLP world), used NLP strategy elicitation techniques to model proficient spellers.  He found there was a common strategy and this became the foundation of the NLP Spelling Strategy (http://www.nlpu.com/Articles/artic10.htm)  This … Continue reading

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Find out how to dramatically improve literacy quickly, London, Mon 9th March, 7pm

OliveHickmott is speaking at the Dyslexia Association of London, 7pm, Mon 9th March. Come along and find out for yourself how to help people with Dyslexia gain new skills. You and your children can easily picture words to improve literacy … Continue reading

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