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July 11, 2016
Does my child have a learning difficulty?

Could Your Child have a Learning Disability?

Okay, I have to confess – I hate the phrase Learning Disability. I feel that it focuses mainly on the negative.  I prefer to say Learning […]
July 4, 2016
What is Dysgraphia, help for Dysgraphia

My Child’s handwriting is awful, could it be Dysgraphia?

Dysgraphia. What is it? Unlike Dyslexia and Dyspraxia, dysgraphia is not a word we hear a lot about, but increasingly I am seeing it being included […]
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 […]