The power of Affirming words

The dyslexic child is so used to finding things difficult at school that there is a tendency to avoid things that could be challenging, find the easy option, guess or indeed avoid trying altogether. In the case of the latter, this is often accompanied with […]

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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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Confidence Building

“I’m no good at reading” “I’m in the special group at school” I’m just stupid – everyone is smarter than me” These are just some of the comments my daughter makes on a relatively frequent basis and she is only 7. Officially a formal assessment […]

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