We at Fish Don’t Climb Trees and The Whole Dyslexic Society wish you all a spectacular 2021, with all the hopes and dreams that have been on hold coming to fruition, alongside all the silver linings that 2020 uncovered. Don McLeod wrote this song for us in 2008… enjoy!
Julie is a dyslexic author who founded Influence Publishing which might appear to be somewhat of an oxymoron. She joins us from Mexico and shares the story of how she discovered her gift, and how she has made full use of it in her thriving career as a book publisher.
It was truly an honour to talk with Alison, who is known as the Godmother of Entrepreneurs and joined us from the UK. Her story is a truly remarkable, full of hard work, determination and inherent people skills; all of which have been recognized recently when she was awarded an MBE!
Ed is an incredibly talented, international award winning musician. He takes us on a lively, breathtaking and emotional journey as he describes the colour his gift brings to his world. Ed is a larger-than-life individual who is dedicated to enriching the lives of fellow dyslexics and we are extremely grateful for his support.
Tristan Macdonald interviews Sue Hall to introduce the third series of podcasts which have a festive theme – focusing on the gift that all dyslexics share. Sue outlines this natural ability to alter perception before you meet many talented individuals from around the world, who make good use of their gift.
Chelsea Flett provides a current insight into using Davis Learning Strategies in her school. She attended a DLS Workshop in October 2019 and sheds light on introducing these methods just before Covid, during the online schooling months, and then as school reconvened with Covid measures in place.
Richard Whitehead is a teacher, Facilitator, presenter, author of Why Tyrannosaurus but not If and heads Davis Dyslexia Association UK.
His book shares his extensive knowledge for teachers and interested parents; it provides a fascinating, educated and compelling argument
for using Davis Learning Strategies in schools.
Donna Doerksen is a teacher who, as a sound-based learner was shocked to
discover a world of image-based learners and has since become one of our
strongest supporters. She now mentors the teachers who are providing Davis
Learning Strategies in her school.