I work with schools to support specific pupils who are identified as potentially benefitting from an external intervention. My approach is to work one to one, build rapport and establish why the young person is struggling whether that is socially, emotionally or academically as well as how I can best support them.
My preferred way of working involves a tailor made package that includes a variety of strategies for students to try out depending on their issues, personality and circumstances. I work with my clients for up to 6 sessions over a 3 month period. This enables the student to try out strategies, see how they impact their lives, continue using them, feedback the changes and have clarification as required.
Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia
10 years ago I gained my Seeing Spells Achieving certificate and updated that this year to the Empowering Learning techniques so that my training in visual learning is current. This has been an amazing experience for me as I have been able to help people of all ages with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia as well as other learning difficulties. The Empowering Learning techniques are a fun way of enabling easier reading and I love the quick progress that clients make. By working with students for up to 3 sessions they change their beliefs about their own abilities and their attitudes towards reading which is highly beneficial for the learning process.
I have worked with a variety of clients who have been bullied face to face, by phone or social media. In this world of social media where much bullying happens outside of school but impacts the learning experience it is very important to tackle this issue. The techniques I share are suitable for any form of bullying and are highly effective.