Stand tall, be proud!

We’ve recently arrived in the suburbs of New York after uprooting our family from our lives in London. For Jasmine, this meant leaving her school, her friends and her well established routines and transplanting her into a new country, a new neighbourhood and of course […]

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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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If you read only ONE book…

If there is only one book to read on dyslexia, its this one. Its amazing! I read this book on holiday shortly after my daughter was diagnosed and it literally changed everything for me. It breaks down the traditional view that “dyslexia is simply a […]

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Amazing scribble sketches

Love these amazing sketches of famous dyslexics by artist Vince Low, himself a dyslexic. Check out link below to daily mail article where you can see more. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2372565/Dyslexia-artist-Vince-Low-scribbles-portraits-famous-dyslexics-highlight-condition.html

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The art of patience

Ok, so I’ve had one of those weekends where I’ve really struggled with patience. Everything seemed challenging: reading, writing, behavior and by Sunday evening, I was at the end of my tether. I sent my daughter to her room just so I could have a […]

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Think Different

I love this amazing advertising campaign that Apple launched in 1997. Steve Jobs was famously very dyslexic as is Johnny Ive, the legendary designer of the Mac, iPod, iPad and iPhone. I think its amazing that such creative and inventive individuals were dyslexic and still managed […]

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