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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 – You are not born Dyslexic

Listen to the brief recording here: https://youtu.be/itkke285kpk You are born with fabulous mental imagery and neurodivergent thinking and learning that may turn into several learning difficulties. It is the creative, imaginative kids who develop Dyslexia pre or post going to … Continue reading

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Neurodivergent Wednesday – 13th May 2020: 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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Neurodivergent Wednesday – exploring more

Wednesday 6th May 10am: Visual skills for more Maths Now you have the basics is visualising numbers, lets explore how to use your skills for calculations, measurement (this one is great fun), doubling and halving, fractions and percentages, words that … Continue reading

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Does your world seem upside down?

Join us for Neurodivergent Wednesday 22nd April 2020. We have 2 drop-in calls plus one in the evening for trained Empowering Learning practitioners. These are all simple skills you can teach your children during their time away from school. 9am: … 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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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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How can we best serve neurodivergent students, their families and schools?

What would it be like if every primary school had a Neurodivergent School Coach (NSC), who championed appropriate teaching and learning for neurodivergent students? With the current growth of learning differences/difficulties, the existing solution of assessment and teaching neurodivergent students … Continue reading

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Where SEN meets mental health challenges

Recently I was asked to talk to some Hertfordshire teachers and Sencos about this topic, that was very well received. I summarised the content it in just 30 minutes in my on-line monthly webinar for Dyslexia, ADHD and neurodivergent questions. … Continue reading

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