Will our children be able to write in the future? #learning #technology

Let us not forget… This reboot comes to you from a MacBook Pro and has been researched, created and delivered in our usual digital way. But there is a risk with this “technology efficiency.” Paediatric occupational therapist, Sally Payne (Heart of England foundation NHS Trust), is raising awareness of the impact of technology on the […]

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Understanding Will – Part 6: I can’t make notes in my lectures #learning strategies #ADHD #thinkdifferently

This is the final part in a series of blog posts, Understanding Will,  in which we share what we have learnt about Will and how in understanding him better we have helped him to use different learning strategies. Will said: I find it difficult to make notes and follow lectures at the same time What […]

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Understanding Will – part 5: How do I start my writing? #learning strategies #ADHD #thinkdifferently

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts, Understanding Will,  in which we share what we have learnt about Will and how in understanding him better we have helped him to use different learning strategies. Will said: ” I don’t know how to start my writing, or how to organize my ideas.” What […]

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Poor working memory impacts social development too! #learning #ADHD #thinkdifferently

In previous posts, we have talked about some of the effects of Will’s poor working memory on his academic progress but it has impacted his social development too. Poor working memory can delay the development of higher order pragmatic language skills, empathy and understanding. Will’s inefficiencies in switching attention have lead him to appear immature, […]

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Understanding Will – part 4: Why is copying from the board so difficult? #learning #ADHD #thinkdifferently

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts, Understanding Will,  in which we share what we have learnt about Will and how in understanding him better we have helped him to use different learning strategies. Will finds copying text and diagrams from the whiteboard challenging. He never completes the copying task in the […]

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