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Dyslexia – The confidence crusher…

Dyslexia the Confidence Crusher… I have had so many messages from pupils saying they feel their teachers don’t understand them and that they wish they did not have to go to school and wishing that they could read better, spell better and write better. My own children are included in this. We have all been… Continue reading Dyslexia – The confidence crusher…

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Dyslexia… 5 things a teacher needs to know about working with dyslexic pupils…

Dyslexia… 5 things a teacher needs to know about working with pupils with dyslexia… I have recently been doing some workshops with parents, they have been really successful and I am really starting to raise the profile of dyslexia and its hidden difficulties in the area where I live. After each workshop I have been… Continue reading Dyslexia… 5 things a teacher needs to know about working with dyslexic pupils…

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Dyslexia… How to fulfil potential when the odds are never in our favour!

           Dyslexia… How to fulfil potential when the odds are never in our favour! So my boy passed his grade 3 trumpet exam… He did amazingly given he was terrified and physically shaking 5 minutes before and nearly didn’t go in! In his words… ‘ next time mum I’ll be nervous… Continue reading Dyslexia… How to fulfil potential when the odds are never in our favour!

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5 things which make the biggest of differences according to the voice of dyslexic children!

5 things which make the biggest of differences according to the voice of dyslexic children! I leave my job as intervention teacher this week! I’m really sad because I have to leave some very special children who I feel I have made a big difference to, but more importantly I’ll miss them because they have… Continue reading 5 things which make the biggest of differences according to the voice of dyslexic children!

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Dyslexia : The pain of parenting…

  I have talked before about my son and dyslexia but I have been reminded on several occasions this week how dyslexia affects more than just reading and writing and how it spills into everyday life, and how people have no idea of how it impacts on life and how it chips away at confidence… Continue reading Dyslexia : The pain of parenting…

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Dyslexia: Have you been brave today?

As a teacher I spend my life building relationships with my pupils so that I can safely push them to take risks and move their learning forward! I spend my life encouraging pupils to be brave, to take a risk, to put themselves out there… I constantly tell them ‘ It’s doesn’t matter if you… Continue reading Dyslexia: Have you been brave today?

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Dyslexia… Living as a ‘professional’ dyslexic adult…

  Being a dyslexic adult……. I wish I had a wand… I would use my wand to turn non-dyslexics into dyslexics just for a day. I want the non dyslexics to know how exhausted I am trying to keep up with ‘life’ I don’t even necessarily want them to know what dyslexia is. what I… Continue reading Dyslexia… Living as a ‘professional’ dyslexic adult…