Dyslexia-Inspired Strategies

For Parents Of All Struggling Learners

Six Practical Support Sessions That Make Parents

The Best Helpers They Can Be

The discovery that your child has a learning difficulty can be a frightening, disorientating experience.  Many parents worry that, although they feel they understand their child, they don’t feel they understand his dyslexia. Just as the hardworking dyslexic child is left with feelings of inadequacy after every class test, so his caring, dedicated parents are left feeling ineffectual when they sit down to help him with his homework.

- Richard Whitehead, Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If?

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Gift of Dyslexia Davis® techniques that get your child's learning working

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What you will learn

Session 1: How can a gift cause a problem?

Dyslexic giftedness

Multi-dimensional thinking

 

Session 2: Preparing yourself to learn

Managing your mind:

“Pay attention!” “But how?”

Optimising the home learning environment

 

Session 3: How do dyslexics think and learn?

Word thinking and picture thinking

The concept of ‘disorientation’

The problem with if

 

Session 4: Making it ‘stick’

 Visualisation for reading comprehension

Punctuation as a reading skill

Retention of what has been read

 

Session 5: Creativity makes permanent

The role of creativity in learning

Clay modelling for mastery of words and ideas

Other creative learning methods

 

Session 6: Pulling it all together

Creating a complete support strategy for

your bright but struggling child

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Next courses start late summer 2021.
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Course includes:

– six two-hour group sessions

– comprehensive workbook

– 1 kg white plasticine clay

Typical course fee: £150

Can be paid in three instalments x £50

Covid-19 hardship bursaries available

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