Dyslexia: year 6 SATS… As I write this I just feel sad… I feel sad because next week my son is going to take the national tests which are going to measure his attainment and knowledge in just 3 areas. Reading, Spelling, grammar and Punctuation and Maths. The government, (who don’t even know my son) are… Continue reading Dyslexia: Year 6 SATS
First apologies to the people who follow my blog, this one isn’t about dyslexia… Last weekend I ran a Marathon and as I have talked to friends and family about it they have asked me to write about the experience to tell my story and to maybe inspire others. Sometimes in our lives things happen… Continue reading Marathon Run: if you are too scared to start you will NEVER finish.
Dyslexia: The early warning signs… I have often written about my son and his dyslexia but I have 2 daughters also who are younger than him, one is 9 and one is 6. All of my children had good spoken language, both receptive and expressive from an early age. They all loved pre school and seemed… Continue reading Dyslexia: Spotting the early warning signs
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…
Dyslexia… become a Dyslexic ‘Champion’ In my experience the most misunderstood and underestimated part of dyslexia is a dyslexics ability to process, file, retrieve and organise information in our brains. You see often all the information is in our brain but we just can’t get it out in an order that is helpful. Sometimes we… Continue reading Dyslexia… Become a dyslexic ‘champion!’
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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…
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!