Dyslexia and Art on show

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If you have a child or know a student with dyslexia who is good at Art – encourage them. Individuals with dyslexia tend to have an inbuilt aptitude for two directional visual representation and three-dimensional constructs. Individuals with dyslexia generally have very strong visual skills, a vivid imagination, strong practical/manipulative...
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19 Instructions for my teacher

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It seems some teachers are easy to learn from and others are not. The South Cumbria Dyslexia Association and the Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) surveyed dyslexic pupils about how teachers made learning easy or difficult. Some of the dyslexic pupil’s comments are listed below. At the start of the lesson...
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How to use music to fine tune your child for school

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Can music actually make us smarter? Research suggests that from as early as 16 weeks of pregnancy, when auditory function is forming, babies begin their musical development. Their early adaptive exposure to sounds, including those familiar sounds of parents’ voices, enhance extraordinary processing skills. Neuroscience teaches us that a child’s...
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