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JAN
18
2021

Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia

I have just qualified in Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia (Level 5) with Dyslexia Action. It was particularly interesting to explore how people typically acquire and develop writing skills, and why this is more difficult for a dyslexic adult. It was also useful
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NOV
26
2020

Creating order

The Davis Attention Mastery Programme introduces strategies to control attention focus and overcome behavioural, or organizational difficulties. The programme includes the exploration of concepts, such as consequence, sequence and order, which enables individuals to develop an
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NOV
10
2020

‘Rare to see this progress’

In the early summer I was contacted by a mother who had been told by the school that that her daughter, Jessie aged 7,was two years behind in her reading and playing up. So we embarked on the Davis Reading Programme for Young Learners, a learning enhancement programme which
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AUG
15
2020

Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If? Course starting in the Autumn

Six-session on-line course providing support strategies for parents of dyslexic children.
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AUG
12
2020

Fish Don’t Climb Trees

Terrific set of podcasts by Fish Don’t Climb Trees which shed light on the ‘gift’ of dyslexia, not the ‘dys’ in dyslexia. Perhaps I’m biased as I’m featured in the 4th one which discusses the connection between perceptual talent (the gift part) and
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AUG
06
2020

PictureGrammar now available for Android as well as Apple phones

Great news that PictureGrammar is now available for Android phones. This clever dictionary gives a visual meaning to nine parts of speech and includes more than 150 illustrated definitions of the most common adverbs, determiners, pronouns, prepositions, and conjunctions. It’s
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JUL
24
2020

Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If?

I thoroughly enjoyed presenting my first online Why Ty for Parents course. I hope to run another one in the Autumn so please contact me if you are interested. The course runs over six sessions and gives a good understanding of the Davis methods and how you can support your child.
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JUN
07
2020

Overcoming Dyslexia

If you would prefer to find out more about the Davis Methods by watching short videos rather than reading, subscribe to Carl Nigi’s YouTube channel ‘Overcoming Dyslexia’. He adds a new post every couple of weeks.
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MAY
30
2020

Why Tyrannosaurus but not If? online course

Online dyslexia support for parents
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APR
04
2018

Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If? reviewed by Yvonne Graham

Richard Whitehead’s book Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If? is a great read for anyone who would like further insight into the Davis methods and how they can be applied. Yvonne Graham,author of The Dyslexia Toolkit, has written a very positive review which gives a clear overview
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