What ADD & ADHD are really all about explained by Dr. Naoisé O’Reilly

I always see ADD and ADHD as an affect of what is really going on with the students who come to me looking for help and support with their school work. This has helped me to coin a term over the last 4 years called “Diffuse Focus™” to describe what is really happening for them. I equally see these… Continue reading What ADD & ADHD are really all about explained by Dr. Naoisé O’Reilly

What ADD & ADHD are really all about explained by Dr. Naoisé O’Reilly

I always see ADD and ADHD as an effect of what is really going on with the students who come to me looking for help and support with their school work. This has helped me to coin a term over the last 4 years called “Diffuse Focus™” to describe what is really happening to them. I equally see these… Continue reading What ADD & ADHD are really all about explained by Dr. Naoisé O’Reilly

Theatre Review for “Tell” a show about Oralism and teaching deaf children in Ireland

A very late night blog post but I need to get this up quickly so you don’t miss your chance to see this great show! If you have always wanted to understand the politics behind why some deaf people sign and others don’t, and to understand why Irish and French people can communicate better than they can with their other neighbours… Continue reading Theatre Review for “Tell” a show about Oralism and teaching deaf children in Ireland

Irish school system fails 75% of People. Why?

Why does the school system work for so few people? Since the beginning in setting up The Homework Club there was a clear pattern. One third of the students were drawn to us by having a recognised learning difficulty such as my own dyslexia, another third had an un-diagnosed condition such as specific comprehension difficulties which are not easily seen and the last third… Continue reading Irish school system fails 75% of People. Why?

Helping Dyslexics to write within an hour

Even if I don’t want to be pigeon-holed as a dyslexic specialist I can’t help but attract many dyslexic students to help! I currently work with a range of dyslexic students from the ages of 5 to 55. It is an absolute joy to see someone effortless write their first page in an hour. I… Continue reading Helping Dyslexics to write within an hour

Working with Clients who are older than you

  Across My 4 different educational and business identities I work with Clients or Students from the ages 5 to well into their 70’s. Recently I have been giving some thoughts to both the patterns of behaviour and pivotal moments in everyone’s lives. You might find it starange that I can predict the pivatol moments in advance for many studnets or even know… Continue reading Working with Clients who are older than you

Working with Clients who are older than you

Across My 4 different educational and business identities I work with Clients or Students from the ages 5 to well into their 70’s. Recently I have been giving some thoughts to both the patterns of behaviour and pivotal moments in everyone’s lives. You might find it starange that I can predict the pivatol moments in advance for many studnets or even know when… Continue reading Working with Clients who are older than you