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WDS #Happy 2021

WDS #Happy 2021

January 1, 2021

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!

WDS #3.4 Julie Salisbury

WDS #3.4 Julie Salisbury

December 23, 2020

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.

WDS #3.3 Alison Edgar MBE

WDS #3.3 Alison Edgar MBE

December 23, 2020

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!

WDS #3.2 Ed Roman

WDS #3.2 Ed Roman

December 22, 2020

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.

WDS #3.1 Intro

WDS #3.1 Intro

December 20, 2020

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.

WDS# 2.6 Chelsea Flett

WDS# 2.6 Chelsea Flett

October 21, 2020

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.

WDS # 2.5 Abigail Marshall

WDS # 2.5 Abigail Marshall

October 9, 2020

Abigail Marshall  is a retired lawyer, mother of a dyslexic and the invaluable webmaster for www.dyslexia.com.  She is well-read in research about dyslexia and brain research and it is an honour to have her join us.

WDS #2.4 Richard Whitehead

WDS #2.4 Richard Whitehead

October 8, 2020

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.

WDS #2.3 Maggie Robertson

WDS #2.3 Maggie Robertson

October 7, 2020

Maggie Robertson is an inspirational teacher who joins us from her school in New Zealand to share her experience of Davis Learning Strategies, which she has been using for several years.

WDS #2.2 Donna Doerksen

WDS #2.2 Donna Doerksen

October 6, 2020

WDS #2.2
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.

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