No excuses, Get started

No excuses, Get started

We all know that we don’t necessarily like to study, it’s hardly an enticing activity – especially if you’re not interested in the specific topic area. Although studying, revising, and writing up assignments may feel like a boring task, the best way to overcome this...
The 4 D’s of SPLD’s

The 4 D’s of SPLD’s

Specific Learning Difficulties affect the way information is absorbed and processed. They are neurological, usually run in families, and occur independently of intelligence. They can have significant impact on education and learning and on the acquisition of literacy...
Neurodiversity and co-occurrence/co-morbidity

Neurodiversity and co-occurrence/co-morbidity

Neurodiversity refers to variation in the human brain regarding sociability, learning, attention, mood, and other mental functions in a non-pathological sense. The term was created in 1998 by sociologist Judy Singer and journalist Harvey Blume. The term helps to...
Dyslexia: A timeline of a learning difficulty

Dyslexia: A timeline of a learning difficulty

In the late 1800’s, Dyslexia was known as “word blindness”. German neurologist, Adolf Kussmaul, was the first to recognise the condition and explained is as “complete text blindness. Although intellect and the power of sight and speech are intact”. Kussmaul worked...
ADHD and ADD: What are they?

ADHD and ADD: What are they?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological/psychological disorder and is one of the most common mental disorders affecting children and adults; with an estimated 8.4% of children and 2.5% of adults having ADHD. It is more common in boys than...