Do you need a last minute idea for Christmas?

20 December I am a huge fan of audio books . Whilst the importance of reading cannot be overemphasised, listening to an audio book can have some similar benefits. Your child will be hearing new ideas, literary structures and vocabulary. The book may expand their knowledge or pique their interest in a subject. My son also…

Improving Educational Outcomes for Children with Dyslexia

14 December You may have responded to Sir Jim Rose’s call for people to tell him of their views and experience of dyslexia. The deadline has now passed but he recently posted an update about the response he had. He received around 850 responses which are now being looked at. His recommendations for identifying and…

Dyslexia – talents and difficulties

5 November 2008 The most important message for Dyslexia Awareness Week must be that dyslexia is a combination of talents and difficulties, all stemmimg from the tendency to utilise visual, multi-dimensional thought. The characteristics are far wider than many people realise and cover far more than just difficulties with reading. The Davis Dyslexia Association International…

Reclassify dyslexia as a thinking style not a disability

September 23 2008 The Prime Minister was recently petitioned by The Learning People to reclassify dyslexia as a thinking style, not a disability. Their petition drew attention to the complex nature of dyslexia and its composition as a mixture of talents and difficulties. They wrote “There is also mounting evidence that dyslexics can…

Davis Dyslexia Methods Scoop Award

16 September 2008 I was at the annual meeting of Davis facilitators over the weekend. It was a great opportunity to meet up with colleagues from all over the country and to hear what they have been doing. We were delighted to hear that the Davis methods have been awarded a Business Achievement award by the…

Thank you

12 September 2008 Everyone is back at school now and it seems a fitting time to start up my website. Thank you to everyone who contributed testimonials or gave their permission to use photos. I am pleased to have so many examples of your clay work on the site and hope you enjoy seeing them on the…

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