Tag Archives: strengths

Made by Dyslexia – Dyslexia Awareness

Made by Dyslexia has done a great job bringing together excellent material called Connect the Spots to inspire people to be more optimistic about Dyslexia – but we have to remember that this is a great challenge and very worthwhile … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: When Dyslexia overlaps with ADHD

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/uW-sn4FT7XM Many youngsters with ADHD are also most like to have a learning difficulty, probably Dyslexia**. According to a Facebook post I did, loads of children have both. You can disconnect these with understanding … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: The power of breathing to regulate emotions.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/X96vfKZr19w There is so much stress and anxiety around at the moment this short webinar with cover the basics of breathing and how it relates to Neurodiversity, especially ADHD and ASD. The event consists … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday: Working with Neurodivergent strengths to mitigate ADHD and ASD.

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/Q7RhT4TuJfs Last week I talked about Neurodivergent strengths. This week it is how to work with those strengths to become exceptional and not be overwhelmed. How young can you notice these symptoms, leading to … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – Strengths

Listen to the recording here Neurodivergent students have great strengths that are often quite exceptional, so I am delighted to present this topic. These skills are so often found in those with ADHD and ASD diagnoses. The event consists of … Continue reading

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Is your Neurodivergent Child at Home?

Is your neurodivergent child at home and you are wondering what to do with them? Dyslexic? Dyspraxic? ADHD? ASD?  Could you use the time at home to help them develop some invaluable skills, that they are not taught in school? … Continue reading

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The joy of successful learning, even with Dyslexia

Children can achieve magic when given the right tools, that match their strengths.  Here are a couple of examples: To learn how to teach visualisation skills,  sign up for our newsletter at  http://www.empoweringlearning.co.uk or join us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/empoweringlearning/Continue reading

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The strengths of Dyslexia

People often ask about the strengths of Dyslexia; here is my summary of exceptional characteristics that  I consistently see in myself, my clients, friends and colleagues with Dyslexia. You will notice them in children and manifesting in particular jobs for … Continue reading

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Is SEND at breaking point?

Yesterday’s article in the Observer, talks of a 26% increase in the number of court appeals, a total of 6374 appeals lodged in 2018-19. Full text below. So we have a “perfect storm” for special educational needs;  parents are desperately … Continue reading

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