Why Tyrannosaurus but not If: Parent’s Course.
Amazing! At the beginning of June, Richard Whitehead launched the first ever “Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If?” Course for Parents. Since then, Sara Kramer and Elena Nikulina have launched their own courses, and
Do you wonder why dyslexics have trouble with words?
The Reason and Solution!
In this brief video, my US colleague, Susan Smarjesse explains it so simply:
There are Davis Facilitators worldwide who do the
Online Davis Programmes
Pilot extended to 31st August
Positive results have led to Davis Dyslexia Association International (DDAI) extending the pilot further.
Have you ever considered a Davis Programme for yourself or your child?
This could be the ideal time.
Update from Joey and his Mum
In this video Joey and his Mum talk about how he is now in control of his amazing imagination and his dyslexic ability since his Davis Programme three months earlier.
Davis Facilitators will
I’m pleased to announce
that Davis will be exhibiting at the 2020 Dyslexia Show in Birmingham
rescheduled to 25th – 26th September!
Come and talk to us. We have non-phonic solutions that are effective even for non-responders!
In Dyslexia Awareness Week watch this video to find out how you can use that Gift to overcome the problem leaving just the Gift.
This is a wonderful video by Sharon Roberts, so watch it in Dyslexia Awareness Week. Sharon
From Davis Autism International
If you couldn’t join the webinar live on 18/19 July…
Here is the webinar link: https://youtu.be/r-ChPX7YghE
Presented by Davis Autism International’s Awesome Director of Training, Mel Curry.
To find a Davis Autism Provider in the UK
This is a Great video from New England Dyslexia Solutions with a very creative way to demonstrate the value of Davis Orientation.
The Davis Method is an international programme that addresses all aspects of Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD). Find a UK
DLF workshops achieve recognition of conforming to highest professional standards.
Davis Learning Foundation (DLF) and the Davis UK Facilitator Association (DDFA) are proud to announce that DLF has recently achieved accredited CPD Status with the CPD Standards Office, UK.
ADHD is caused by the superpower. Just about any great creative work you have ever come across has this superpower at its heart. A Davis Programme is an amazing way to learn how to use it.
ADHD is something amazing and
This endorses the Davis conviction that Autism is not a disability: it does not need a cure. Davis Autism wishes to reach out to those with disabilities as baggage with Autism: to help them remove the problems and celebrate the amazingness.
This week, 1st-7th April, is World Autism Week 2019. Davis Autism International are kicking it off with an invitation to the world: embrace neurodiversity and celebrate the wonderful strengths and differences that come with autism.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if schools in the UK offered this?
Davis Focusing Skills. To give self-directed ability to focus on the learning task at hand
Davis Symbol Mastery. For alphabet, punctuation and basic sight words
Davis Reading Exercises. To improve word recognition
The British Dyslexia Association presents awards annually to dyslexic individuals and those who support them, in various categories. The 2018 Gala Dinner was hosted by Anthea Turner, who was joined by the familiar face of Jack Harley-Walsh.
Jack and Anthea
Success of a Davis Maths Mastery Programme
This little girl worked with Axel Gudmundsson in South Africa. Her goals were to juggle, play darts, ride a bicycle and do maths. Here is a video of her progress and the delight she
What a Davis Programme did for one man
Read how Robin, who had problems with Dyslexia and ADD, has experienced positive change following Davis Programme with Davis Facilitator, Elizabeth Shepherd, based in Crowborough, East Sussex. Then, if
Discover the Davis Approach to Dyslexia Dyspraxia ADHD Autism and Maths; the methods are life-changing. This video provides a wonderful introduction to the Davis Approach to SpLD.
Axel Gudmundsson, director of Davis Dyslexia Africa in a 9 minute interview on
The same needs the world over
Dear Teacher, Dyslexia is not lazy and absolutely not stupid. It is simply a different, often more constructive, definitely more creative way of seeing the world.
A Davis Programme can help you or your
Did you know that there are different types of empathy?
Autistic people have a huge amount of AFFECTIVE and COMPASSIONATE empathy. They pick up on and share others feeling easily. They want to help others. Did you know that there are different
End of Term
As you come to the end of the school year you take stock. Were SATs a nightmare for your child? Did they struggle in ways you did not expect? Does your child’s end of year report suggest
The Margarita Whitehead Scholarship
Has been set up in memory of Richard Whitehead‘s wife, Margarita, who passed away in April. The Margarita Whitehead Scholarship is managed by “Gifts for Dyslexia”,
The Margarita Whitehead
Davis Methods recognised with BDA Awards. In 2015, 2016 and 2017 a Davis client won a prestigious BDA Award. 2 Young Person Awards and 1 Children’s Award, Highly Commended. In 2017 A Davis Facilitator also won the Teacher’s Award,
shared this image on Facebook.
ADHD characteristics overlap with Dyslexia characteristics. A child with these wonderful characteristics is gifted with Dyslexia.
A Davis Programme can show a person how to use the positives to eliminate the negatives.
Davis Autism International shared this feedback about the Davis Autism Approach. The comment is from a clinical psychologist who attended a Davis Life Concepts for Autism workshop.
To find out more:
Subiratha Sivakumaran participated in The Gift of Dyslexia Workshop in Malvern in December. She has made a video of her response to this experience.
Watch her account of her journey in this blog post.
Davis Facilitators know Autism, as with all issues described as Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), arises from a gift.
Harriet Cannon of Leeds University has created this fantastic infographic celebrating the many positive features of Autism.
These positives features are experienced
Chris Packham was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome when he was in his 40s. The television presenter reveals how the condition helps him to see the world in a different way and why he wouldn’t want to change it. Chris
Find out more about Dyslexia and other SpLD.
“Why ‘Tyrannosaurus’ But Not ‘If’?” will raise dyslexia awareness.
This Dyslexia Awareness resource pack will help you unravel the conundrum below…
There are some bright and creative people who thrive in conventional learning
A new research report about dyslexia and vision has been drawing outsized media attention, with hyped up headlines that suggest a breakthrough discovery as to the cause and treatment of dyslexia.
Abigail Marshall explains how this new study is
In this amazing Tedx Talk from 2014, James Ross describes how learning differently affected his relationship with letters. As a gifted picture thinker he developed dyslexic baggage, which he is able to explain for everyone to understand. He describes how that