Tag Archives: reading

Changing Dyslexia for a new decade

. Whilst so many children are being home schooled parents are having all sorts of challenges and are often realising just how much their children are struggling with literacy. This is an offer to you to take a different perspective … Continue reading

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Reducing the stress of reading: it’s magic

Last week I talked about simple word recognition of short object words, this week I am going to talk, in 10 mins, about: 1. Banishing the stress of reading 2. The position of the book 3. Recognising known words. A … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent kids can enjoy reading object words

Are you having trouble helping your child to move on from phonics, which they may or may not find difficult, to word recognition? Teddy is here to help you. A little boy came to see me one day as he … Continue reading

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Free webinar: How is it my child can read and not spell the same words?

There is a very simple reason as to why some children find reading reasonable and spelling so difficult.  It is unlikely you have been taught the reason for this in school or how to overcome these challenges. Joining us for … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Week

Dyslexia Awareness week 7th-11th October. Do your bright creative neurodivergent children struggle with literacy? Find out how literacy can be made much easier even for dyslexics. On Wed 9th Oct, 9:00am or 7:30pm. Come along and join our free webinar: … Continue reading

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Reading for Visual Learners

MONDAY FREE IN REDBOURN LIBRARY 2-3 pm ⭐️ Reading Workshop with Olive Hickmott ⭐️ Is your child struggling to spell or read and you don’t know how to help them? This happens to many creative, imaginative children who have other great skills! … Continue reading

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School – Trying to learn in the Dark

Dreading my turn to read – Entering the school system, in the UK, at age 4, my literacy was progressing, fitfully. By the age of seven, I was really struggling. My report at 16 says: “Hampered by lack of vocabulary … Continue reading

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Would you like a 95.15% success rate to change Dyslexia?

Recently we have been surveying Empowering Learning Practitioners to ask their success rate, when working with students.  It is now well accepted that: recognising words on the page is a skill of fluent readers being able to access a mental … Continue reading

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Discover how to help your children with literacy and numeracy, for FREE: Primrose Hill, London, 28th Oct

Would you like to know more about how children learn and how you can help them improve literacy and numeracy. There is a great opportunity at learn more at a free workshop in Primrose Hill Community Library, London, Tuesday 28th … Continue reading

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“Reading Pictures” published in Every Child Journal

In the current edition of the Every Child Journal, from http://www.teachingtimes.com Empowering Learning has an article entitled “Reading pictures”. “Often missed and frequently misunderstood, dyslexia has been the ruin of many children’s school ambitions. So can mental imagery make the difference? … Continue reading

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