From dyslexia to success: how one teacher can make all the difference

Dyslexia Explored #19

Andrew Jenkins

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Andrew Jenkins, Leadership Consultant, ‘From dyslexia to success: how one teacher can make all the difference’ Third Keynote at the Dyslexia Scotland Education Conference 2018.

Andrew Shares:
– A family of three grown up children all with Dyslexia and Him
– How nurturing a mindset is very important.
– One teachers input can make a lifetime of difference
– Lessons from the professional world as a business consultant
– How as a dyslexic he’s also an author
– The world is changing
– Dyslexics have the skill set most suited to the future changes
– The difference between ‘Fox Thinking’ and ‘Dolphin Thinking’.
– His story going from ‘dummy’ to art.
– Rejecting art as a career
– How an interview with “Dr. Heinz” was the turning point.
– How he came top of his class because of his new motivation.
– Going to university
– Choosing Fate or your own destiny
– The coming of AI and dyslexia combining.

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Darius Namdaran

Darius Namdaran

Darius is a teacher and MD of BulletMap™ Studio. He's passionate about helping dyslexic children, and their parents, get through High School with their confidence intact. From his own experience with dyslexia and raising children with dyslexia he has developed an online training business designed to equip and encourage dyslexic teenagers in their journey through High School.
His company produces Mindmap videos full of tips and encouragement to help understand dyslexia and to thrive in High School.
He is the designer and senior tutor of the first Mind mapping course for Dyslexic Teenagers called the BulletMap Method.

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