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Left or Right Confusingly Annoying!

This is my pet hate about being dyslexic.  I have to continually correct myself over left and right. You see, it just doesn’t stick. But I do have tricks that help me remember.  And that’s what’s important. For me, just looking left or right doesn’t help me, I don’t have that innate ability to just […]

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FINALIST – Venus Awards!

Wow wow wow!  I have just heard that I am through to the FINAL of the Venus Awards! http://venusawards.co.uk/ in the Home Based Business Category. This means that I will be going to the ball on the 18th June to find out if I have won….. I sooooooooooooooooo want to win!!! There were more applications than ever […]

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Reluctant Learner Becomes Teacher

One of my pupils (I’ll call her Jess P.) finds reading and writing extrememly hard work whilst excelling in ICT and organising her family.  she’s a very bright young lady with great potential. Here mum and I collaberate on ideas that we think she will enjoy to help her learn. Last week her mum mentioned […]

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Parenting and dyslexia webinar series

In thousands of households this evening, the same argument will take place. “Have you done your homework?” If the answer is negative, sparks begin to fly. The child gets defensive, then aggressive and the parents get more irate. The result of parent intervention is often the opposite of their aim; students become even more determined […]

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Diary of a Dyslexic Cyclist's Charity Fundraiser

Sue Kerrigan and Claire Wiltsher love a challenge and 2012 is the year for Olympic sized challenges so they set out on a journey of 212 miles and raise funds and awareness for the BDA. Sue Kerrigan is the busy Dyslexic business owner of www.letmelearn.co.uk and a tutor helping children in Hampshire overcome Dyslexia and […]

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Press Release #SBS Winner

PRESS RELEASE  13/08/12 Southampton based Let Me Learn gets a Twitter Boost from Theo Paphitis A Southampton‐based firm received a business boost from TV Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis. On Sunday 12th August, Sue Kerrigan, owner of Let Me Learn, tweeted Theo about her business during ‘Small Business Sunday’, an initiative set up by Theo […]

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Shocking Report On Dyslexia & Visual Stress

I hope these FACTS  are shocking you RIGHT NOW!  Because it is indeed shocking!!  If the entire population of London or North America was Dyslexic, Governments WOULD do something about it, no question. Petitions – We need YOUR HELP, please sign: Dyslexia Teacher Training Petition Visual Stress Petition  Petitions: Dyslexia Teacher Training Petition Visual Stress […]

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Cycling for Dyslexia

As most of you know,  I’m dyslexic.  I have trouble with reading and comprehension.  Spelling I’m now getting quite good at, it helps being a teacher and learning how to teach spelling to others is a great way to learn how to spell yourself!!   I give myself 10 spelling lessons a week – my pupils […]

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