June 27, 2016
Why meaning is necessary for reading

Why We Need to Watch out for Reading Without Comprehension

Reading without comprehension is a recurring issue raised by parents at Hummingbird Learning Centre®. Many children struggle with comprehension but when I ask them to read, usually […]
June 20, 2016
How to keep kids writing during the holiday period

Handwriting during the Holidays

Primary school holidays are almost here, state exams are over (or almost over) and already the secondary school kids are beginning to get a little bored! My […]
June 13, 2016
Tips to make reading easy

#4 Non-Reading Ways to get Your Reluctant Reader to Read

‘My child hates to read’. It is one of the most ticked boxes on our assessment form. Very often, the parent loves reading and wants to […]
June 2, 2016
Change your State with the word 'Yet'

How to Use The Most Powerful Word in the Universe: ‘YET’

Yet.  I haven’t met a more powerful word – yet! I really believe that it is the most powerful word in the universe. It has the […]
May 30, 2016
Sensory Disorder Tool Kit

6 Awesome Sensory Tools to Help your Child

Having some sort of a sensory tool kit at home is really important if your child has some sensory issues. Essentially a sensory kit is a […]
May 23, 2016
Executive Functioning | Dyslexia | ADHD

Executive Functioning Skills are important for ALL Children

I know what you’re thinking – my child is a bit young to be thinking about being an executive (or maybe you already have a mini […]