Book review

The Memory and Processing Guide for Neurodiverse Learners by Alison Patrick (Jessica Kingsley Publishers; Due out June 2020) All readers, whatever their current views on the impact of memory and processing skills, will find plenty to stimulate their thinking in this book. Alison Patrick writes from personal experience and her range of reference is extensive.Continue reading “Book review”

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Book Review – ‘How Can I Remember All That?’

Today’s blog is a review of the book ‘How can I remember all that?” by Tracy Packium Alloway (Jessica Kingsley Publishers). It is reviewed by Sonia Edwards.  Children identify the daily difficulties they can experience with Working Memory but often they do not understand the reason they are having difficulty.  Through Tommy, a funky characterContinue reading “Book Review – ‘How Can I Remember All That?’”

High School Transition

This year my dyslexic son started high school.  Worried about how he would cope with this new school environment, given that organisation is not his strong point, we ensured he went to as many transition events as possible before starting.  In November last year, he went to a taster day at the school, so heContinue reading “High School Transition”

Discover your own way to revise with dyslexia

With so much pressure on students to achieve high grades these days, it’s not surprising that 60% of Scottish students are ‘very stressed’ about exams. If you are also dyslexic and have difficulty reading or concentrating, this can add to your anxiety while revising for final assessments.  Before you start your revision, ask for support andContinue reading “Discover your own way to revise with dyslexia”