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Invitation to a Free Dyslexia Course for Adults

You asked for more information about the FREE Adult Dyslexia Course. Here it is:

 

https://youtu.be/LkqSpPlQSW0

 

I am looking for adults of all ages, whose literacy levels are low to moderate, who are motivated and able to attend every Monday evening in August, from 6.30 – 8.30 pm at 36 Queen St, Mosman.

 

I’d need to see you prior and assess if this is going to be beneficial for you!

If you think so – or you know someone who fits that description, please contact me via

Phone (0402 686 327) or Email: hoi.barbara1@gmail.com.

 

Looking forward!…and please don’t miss out, I can only fit in 5 people max!

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Why the long silence? What happened?

What happened???

I have to apologize for a very long absence, partially because I have been building a new platform, Focus First, to offer courses online and also for health reasons.

I had to undergo some chemo- and immunotherapy (still happening once a month for five more months) – but non-Hodgkins Lymphoma is apparently an easy cancer to treat.

I need a mission to focus on – so here I am! I have decided to upload free videos to dyslexia-related questions I have had in the meantime.

I also want to start an evening class for dyslexic adults – here in Mosman, once a week. It’s going to be a pilot program and I am looking for about five guinea pigs. Anyone up for it?

Please contact me, if you are interested or have questions: 0402 686 327 or hoi.barbara1@gmail.com.

And here is the first video, as promised:

Why many dyslexic children reverse letters and numbers

https://youtu.be/s077UzWmcL0

I have been asked some questions.

Questions that you may also want answers for, like I wanted when I had no idea why my son Marcus was struggling,

No idea why he was reversing letters and numbers,

Why his handwriting was so poor and never seemed to be in a straight line,

Why he could remember one day, but not the next day,

Why he couldn’t remember names,

And I have decided to make a video library of these answers.

The first video above talks about the b/d or p/q reversal, which many dyslexics are prone to do.

Not all, and often only in early Primary School years.

It explains the thinking style that leads to the confusion and adds up to frustration.

Not your usual library, but an interactive one –  free for everyone.

Interactive, because I would like to hear your experiences, how you have overcome obstacles around your child’s learning, your tips and your questions.

I’d like to get your wisdom out there too, so we can create a community, where we all can learn from one another.

Please join the FOCUS FIRST CLOSED GROUP on facebook

So we are all on the same page, where I upload many more of these short videos and can’t wait for you to join me, share and interact. The next Video will be explaining the difference between the left and right hemisphere of the brain and why dyslexics work dominantly from the right side.

I am so passionate to spread this message – It’s free and I look forward to seeing you there.


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Sydney Dyslexia ONLINE as Focus First

 

Please check it out and let me know what you think?

there are two websites:

this one gets you a free guide to making Dyslexia your Superpower:

https://www.focusfirst.org/free-guide

and the other link gets you into the 7-week online course to implement the knowledge into wisdom:

https://www.focusfirst.org/literacy

On the Focus First Closed Group site on Facebook, I will be posting lots of tips and answering questions in the form of short videos…free.

 


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Questionnaire Dyslexia / ADD/ADHD

Good morning, my friends

I apologize for the long absence and want to explain what I’ve been up to.

After 14 years of working with dyslexic children and adults one-on-one, I have decided to change my approach. I’m going to build a new website that I’ll call FOCUS FIRST as I have always found that the ability to focus body, mind and energy has not been given its full importance.

The ability to FOCUS changes everything: learning, remembering, comprehending and living a deeply purposeful life. Therefore the only workshops (in Sydney and at the Entrance as an intensive retreat) will be around MEDITATION, MINDFULNESS, FOCUS and FREEDOM. The next upcoming course will be soon (mid August), so let me know if you want to be a part (max 5 people)

However, dyslexia still needs to be corrected and I have created

a) a free assessment for children:  Questionnaire for Children

and adults:  Questionnaire for Adults 

Both will address not only dyslexia, but also ADD/ADHD, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.

Please use the links or share them with anyone who would like to find out, if they or their children are dyslexic. I will receive the answers and return the results to the email address supplied – all free of charge.

b) I have also created 7 Modules of an online course that will guide parents or adults step by step through a complete dyslexia correction program, at a fraction of the cost of a five-day program. I’ll let you know more, when it’s up and running.

c) I am in the process of creating an APP, that will replace a dyslexic tutor – and I am very excited about it. That will also be shared here as soon as it’s up and running.

 

 

 


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Book launch of my former client

Have you ever wanted to write a book? Is there a book already in your head and it all just seems too daunting to put it on paper. Is dyslexia holding you back from doing so?

Silvana had come to me a couple of years ago and she was and is an amazing medical intuitive, with a huge wealth of knowledge and wisdom that was just waiting to be mined. But how, when she felt that her writing was not up to scratch?

Shortly after finishing the program, she started the book and last week I went to her book launch. What a proud moment – I was closed to tears when she made her speech and also mentioned her journey out of the side of dyslexia that was holding her back in the past.

I highly recommend her book that gives such valuable insights into creating miracles and changing lives around.

Well done, Silvana!