Improve Your Memory

After long but fascinating period of study, I have completed the Centre of Excellence Improve Your Memory Diploma. This started by looking at the main memory principles which fall into four categories: Make an effort to remember, understand and improve Control the type and amount of information that you need Spend time strengthening the neural…

New website

It has been a long week. My old website was infected with malware and I have had to migrate it to a new platform. My search history shows the difficulty that I had while talking to the hosting service. I understood their words but nothing made sense. What is an out-of-date PHP, how can my…

Educational Neuroscience

Lockdown has offered the perfect opportunity to study those things that I have wanted to explore for a while. I was sad to have completed the Educational Neuroscience programme as I was enjoying it so much but now have a deeper understanding of memory and how to use this for effective learning strategies.

Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia

I have just qualified in Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia (Level 5) with Dyslexia Action. It was particularly interesting to explore how people typically acquire and develop writing skills, and why this is more difficult for a dyslexic adult. It was also useful to pick up some new ideas for support strategies, and…

Creating order

The Davis Attention Mastery Programme introduces strategies to control attention focus and overcome behavioural, or organizational difficulties. The programme includes the exploration of concepts, such as consequence, sequence and order, which enables individuals to develop an understanding into their self-created barriers. Working with a client on these concepts always results in me having a good…

Fish Don’t Climb Trees

Terrific set of podcasts by Fish Don’t Climb Trees which shed light on the ‘gift’ of dyslexia, not the ‘dys’ in dyslexia. Perhaps I’m biased as I’m featured in the 4th one which discusses the connection between perceptual talent (the gift part) and dyslexia – but have a listen to them all and see what you think. The…