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April 8, 2024 Comments Off

For parents of children grappling with dyscalculia, the quest for effective and innovative ways to teach numbers can be a formidable challenge. This blog aims to be a beacon of support, providing parents

April 1, 2024 Comments Off

For children with dyslexia, conquering sight words marks a pivotal moment in their journey toward reading and writing proficiency. Unlike their peers, children with dyslexia may face challenges in decoding and memorization, making

March 25, 2024 Comments Off

Welcome to the third and final installment of our blog series on processing speed. In the previous two weeks, we explored the signs and causes of processing speed difficulties. Now, in this concluding

March 4, 2024 Comments Off

Dyslexia is sometimes referred to as the ‘hidden’ or ‘invisible’ disability. Because dyslexia does not affect intelligence, it is often hard to detect. Whilst difficulties with reading, writing and spelling skills are typically

February 26, 2024 Comments Off

Dyslexia is sometimes referred to as the ‘hidden’ or ‘invisible’ disability. Because dyslexia does not affect intelligence, it is often hard to detect. Whilst difficulties with reading, writing and spelling skills are typically

February 19, 2024 Comments Off

Writing is an essential skill that children are taught from a young age. However, some children may experience difficulties in writing, which can impact their academic performance and self-esteem. Two common conditions that

January 29, 2024 Comments Off

Many people with dyslexia have difficulties reading text. This might mean that they read slowly, or not fluently. As the process of reading is not automatic, they have to focus and concentrate on

December 18, 2023 Comments Off

When it comes to dyslexia, specialist tuition can be a game changer. Dyslexia is a condition that affects an individual’s ability to read, write and spell. It can also impact on short-term memory

December 11, 2023 Comments Off

After an exhaustive school term, holidays are for fun, laughter and for precious family time. However, without frequent repetition, children have a tendency to forget their prior learning and also to get back

December 4, 2023 Comments Off

Explaining dyslexia to a child can be difficult. The following ten books are useful stories that can be useful to start the conversation. The books are listed in recommended age order, starting with