boy reading dyslexia books

August 14, 2021

Books to explain Dyslexia

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 Explaining Dyslexia to a child (or adult) can be daunting but luckily there is a wealth of books and resources that can help.  More and more books are framing dyslexia in a positive light. Yes there are challenges but the way your brain works differently can also be your superpower! This is not an exhaustive list but I thought I would run through a few of my favourites.   Mission Dyslexia by Julie McNeill, Rossie
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Close-up view of open laptop computer displaying JLS education website ready for online tuition

September 9, 2020

Online Tuition

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Teaching during a pandemic! We have all had to adjust to life in the wake of Covid-19. Shortly after lockdown, I decided to move my students to online sessions to continue to support them and their families. Online tuition has come with both its challenges but ultimately rewards.   On a very practical level, there were issues with internet, my own children being at home and my husband also holding online meetings for work.  However,
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What is dyslexia?

August 25, 2020

What is dyslexia?

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So what is dyslexia? Our understanding has evolved over time as further research has become available and it will continue to so do. It is understood that dyslexia is a neurological difference that is thought to affect 1 in 10 people. Although you may think of it in terms of problems with reading and spelling, it can also impact other areas such as memory and organisational skills It is a lifelong condition which often runs