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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Times Tables Challenges

Retention of information is a challenge for my daughter. She picks up concepts really quickly, particularly maths concepts, but then forgets them in record time too! So typically, this is what happens: She learns a new concept, I celebrate the fact she took record time […]

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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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Focusing on OUR journey

For me, open school evenings come with a sense of dread that starts slowly, but then grows over the course of the day. As parents you have the wonderful opportunity to see your child’s classroom, to leaf through their books and to view the artwork […]

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Dyslexia is real

Welcome to Special Child. For my first ever blog post, I thought I’d share this quote that I came across online. I thought it was packed with so many truths. I love quotes. Sometimes you just need a little lift, a little reminder of what you […]

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