Tag: education


My grandson wrote a story last week  – he’s in year 4 this year – about his favourite topic, dinosaurs, of course! It had a very imaginative plot and showed the beginnings of correct grammar and structure. I was quite proud of his achievement, as all grandmas would be. However, I was ... Read More
February 11, 2015wwl_academy


We must be way behind US in these episodes, so here is the one on Irlen Syndrome from last week’s “The Doctors” TV. (Past clients will spot “pumpkin face” in the section assessing for the lenses :-) ) Please share with anyone who is struggling with reading / writing / headaches… > DOCTORS TV: ... Read More
January 26, 2015wwl_academy



Tougher Teacher Training?

In my office – which reaches from Jurien Bay in the Midwest of WA, to Derby in the Kimberley, I deal with students (and adults!) every day, who have struggled within the school environment. Usually with learning to read, spelling, comprehension, writing and maths. Now, when you are having difficulty in ... Read More
December 10, 2014wwl_academy



Let them grow tall

Walked out on the balcony of the motel and was so amazed at the stunning trees, right in the middle of our beautiful city – Perth! The Convention Centre is in our laps on one side of us and on the other is this tree-lined street! And not the small, stunted “trimmed to ... Read More
December 9, 2014wwl_academy


I tell parents of young kids to make the most of them before they go to school – because school ruins kids. They change. When I first had my kids, 30 something years ago, (that DOES make me feel old!), I experienced their transformation, from happy, curious, mischievous little individuals, eager to learn, ... Read More
October 8, 2014wwl_academy