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Are you thinking of having your child assessed for Dyslexia?

Before you spend £100s on a formal assessment, and maybe wait weeks, check whether your child is a visual learner, e.g. are they good at lego, creativity, problem solving, memory, etc. If they have visual thinking skills and haven’t learnt … Continue reading

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Time to celebrate creative visual thinkers.

Creative, imaginative children may think differently ………. we should celebrate that they have simply retained the visual skills they were born with…….we all need to understand how they learn visually and learn from them….there is nothing wrong with them. Anyone … Continue reading

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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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Can you consider that we have dyslexia the wrong way around?

Can you consider that we have Dyslexia the wrong way around. Our bright creative kids are just not being taught how to visualise words, something fluent readers and spellers do. Continue reading

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Parents can of course be deeply stressed when their child can’t read and/or spell ……..

But the reality and truth is that teachers are not taught how to teach bright, creative, imaginative children how to spell and read visually. It is not parents or the teachers fault, it is simply a skill to learn and it is fun. Continue reading

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Rising sun trainings for Neurodiversity

Rising Sun Trainings for Neurodiversity Continue reading

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I am a Featured Speaker at the FREE Teachers Matter Online Summit

I am a Featured Speaker at the FREE Teachers Matter Online Summit Continue reading

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Dyslexia assessment is fine but prevention is so much better

Dyslexia assessment is fine but prevention is so much better Continue reading

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Let’s avoid Dyslexia: Simple ways parents could help

Children who learn to visualise words don’t develop Dyslexia. So how do we encourage young children to visualise words, even before school and any formal teaching. The Word Form Area (WFA) is an area in their brain that has mental … Continue reading

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If letters move on the page are you Dyslexic?

Why do letters move on the page? Find quick solutions here Continue reading

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