Are you a parent who is struggling to support your child at home?
Do you recognise that your child is capable but unable to perform to a set standard in the classroom?
Would you like to help them increase their skill and feel more confident on a daily basis?
This 6 part parent course provides practical solutions that make parents the best helpers they can be.
Based on The Gift of Dyslexia Davis® Techniques, this course offers greater understanding about your child's natural way of thinking and gives you greater empowerment to support them on their academic and life journey.
Session 1: Confused?
Your journey as the parent of a bright but struggling learner.
The role of confusion in a learning difficulty.
The Davis "Release" Procedure.
Session 2: Gifts and Problems
The talents that go with learning difficulties.
How can a talent cause a problem?
Word thinking and picture thinking.
Session 3: How do dyslexics think and learn?
The concept of 'disorientation' and its role in a learning difficulty.
The problem with if.
The Davis "Create-A-Word" procedure.
Session 4: Learning for Picture Thinkers
Visualisation for reading comprehension
Punctuation as a reading skill
Retention of what has been read
The Davis "Picture-At-Punctuation" and "Symbol Mastery" techniques.
Session 5: Going Deeper
"Picture-At-Punctuation": fiction and fact.
Dictionaries: their power for picture-thinkers.
"Symbol Mastery" on subject-specific vocabulary.
Picturing technical definitions.
Session 6: Pulling it all together
Comprehensive course review.
Creating a complete support strategy for
your bright but struggling child
- six, two-hour live group sessions
- comprehensive workbook
- 1 kg white plasticine clay
Single Participant Course Fee: £200
Two Parent Participation Fee: £300