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Dyscalculia / Dyslexics and Maths

Dyscalculia / Dyslexics and Maths

Declan is a sensitive, clever, creative 8-year old who is Dyslexic. After correcting his Dyslexia, his reading, writing and comprehension improved, but he was still struggling in Maths. On the first day of the Math program, he took to the...

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We are Creating ‘Entitled’ Children

We are Creating ‘Entitled’ Children

In this article, a frustrated Occupational Therapist (OT) gives her opinion on the generation of spoiled children, who are not to blame. Interesting strategies and answers, but of course her advice does not apply to all families and children. I...

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The Power Of Storytelling

This is a good article on storytelling and yes I agree, storytelling is powerful and important - not only in classrooms. Every speech becomes more memorable and emotionally charged, when spiced with stories and we all rather like being entertained...

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Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners

In case you are not up to the latest and hottest toy of this year - or were like me, very late to realize - you may have asked yourself the same question: What are Fidget Spinners? According to Wikipedia, a fidget spinner is a type of...

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A Mother’s Heart Break Story

I cannot tell you how familiar this story sounded, when I read it on another Davis facilitator's site. I have literally heard these lines, word-for-word from mothers of my dyslexic students - and also as the mother of a dyslexic child, who had been...

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I Suck at Poems

Well, that's what my 14-year old client told me today and I wrote these words down vertically for him to give me an acrostic poem: P.S. An acrostic poem is a type of poetry where the first, last or other letters in a line spell out a particular...

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Invented Spelling

Have you ever heard of Invented Spelling? You may have seen it in your child's writing, like I did, when my dyslexic boy was in Year 1, 2, 3 .... I used to cringe, when I looked at Keanu's very brief essay, spelling 'finx' (instead of 'thinks')...

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Looking to Correct Dyslexia?

With over 15 years of working with adults and children to correct dyslexia, we have developed an online training program with all the support you need to improve literacy, numeracy and confidence.

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Dyslexia in Adults and Children