What a difference 8 weeks can make.

Ever since Jasmine started school, she really struggled with handwriting. The development of the fine motor skills required for a good pencil grip and consequently good writing were quite delayed. Consequently, she has had pretty poor writing: letters poorly formed, poor spacing between words and […]

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My “go to” item

I’ve found having a “go to” item, created by Jasmine to be very therapeutic. When I am having a low period when nothing seems to be improving or we suffer some sort of set-back on our dyslexia journey, I “go to” a little poem that […]

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ASD – our realisation

So the latest revelation is that Jasmine has mild ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Apparently many people with Specific Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD are on the Autism Spectrum. In Jasmine’s case, her understanding of social situations, specifically reading and understanding non-verbal cues […]

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