Keziah Nicolas #22

She Dreamed Of Becoming A Midwife And Dyslexia Could Not Stop Her

Dyslexia Explored #22

Keziah Nicolas

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What would you do if you were 20 and dreamed of being a midwife since your teens but your dyslexia meant that you didn’t get the grades you needed at high school? 

Well, this is the story of a young lady who is choosing to work full time while going to college and studying in night classes to get the grades she needs to go to a university to fulfill her dream. May I introduce you to the dyslexia story so far of Keziah Nicolas.

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Links you might like to check out:

Dyslexia Explored episodes: bulletmapstudio.com/dyslexia-explored-podcast/

Mindmapping course: https://bulletmapstudio.com/bulletmap/

And www.bulletmapstudio.com/22/

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.

We’d really love to hear from you so please take a moment to share your thoughts or any ways we could help you on your journey with dyslexia.

Did you enjoy the video? Watch more animated Mind Map videos and find out more about Mindmapping and Dyslexia at our Blogs

Yasmin and Suzette #21

Teenager and Mum reflect on One Year of Mind Mapping High School

Dyslexia Explored #21

Yasmin and Suzette

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Teenager and Mum share the results of One Year of Mind Mapping High school. I grabbed a rare opportunity to meet with a student at the lunch break of Dyslexia Scotland Conference 2018. They helped me test the original Study group and “Mind Mapping High School” Course. Yasmin shares how she learned to apply her visual and creative way of doing school work and the results she got from it. Suzette also explains what its like from a parents perspective.

She covers:

-Talk about the course

-How systematically breakdown a book and map it

-Letting go of too many words

-Learning to let go of beautiful notes

-Suzette saw the growth and independence of her daughter

-Yasmin use mindmapping to give presentations

-The effects of setting goals

-Mindmapping hasn’t worked yet (areas to improve)

If you want to listen to it play while you read the page click here:

Links you might like to check out:

Dyslexia Scotland Conference Website: www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Young Ambassadors website: unwrapped.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Making Sense – Dyslexia Review: addressingdyslexia.org

Call Scotland Website: www.callscotland.org.uk

Show notes of Rachel Miller’s podcast episode: bulletmapstudio.com/17/

Dyslexia Explored episodes: bulletmapstudio.com/dyslexia-explored-podcast/

Mindmapping course: https://bulletmapstudio.com/bulletmap/

And www.bulletmapstudio.com/21/

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.

We’d really love to hear from you so please take a moment to share your thoughts or any ways we could help you on your journey with dyslexia.

Did you enjoy the video? Watch more animated Mind Map videos and find out more about Mindmapping and Dyslexia at our Blogs

Andrew Jenkins #19

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.

If you want to listen to it play while you read the page click here:

Links you might like to check out:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pdxconsulting/

Dyslexia Scotland: www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Interview: www.activia.co.uk/expert-insights/

‘You are more than you think’ book: youaremorethanyouthink.co.uk/

Website: www.pdx-consulting.com/

Linkedin account: Andrew Jenkins PDx

Dyslexia Explored episodes: bulletmapstudio.com/dyslexia-explored-podcast/

mindmapping course: https://bulletmapstudio.com/bulletmap/

And www.bulletmapstudio.com/19

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.

We’d really love to hear from you so please take a moment to share your thoughts or any ways we could help you on your journey with dyslexia.

Did you enjoy the video? Watch more animated Mind Map videos and find out more about Mindmapping and Dyslexia at our Blogs

Rachel Miller #18

A Mother and Daughter's study strategy explained

Dyslexia Explored #18

Rachel Miller explains how she uses mind mapping

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After Rachel Miller’s Keynote speech she explains to me the system that she uses with her mother to keep on top of the workload leading up to her final high school exams. They just completed a 4-week online mind mapping course with BulletMap Studio. I got the rare opportunity to ask them how it has affected life at home and school in person at the Dyslexia Scotland Education Conference. Rachel gave a storming keynote speech to 150+ educators, see episode #17.

She covers:
– Now converting 50 class handouts into maps a week!
– How mum reads the handout and she highlights
– She takes the highlights and goes to create a map
– Writing English essays with a map.
– Using phone to dictate
– Mum talking about the reduction in stress and pressure
– Verbally processing by using a map
– Saving time
– Mum using a map to test Rachel
– How to do the revision on the go!
– Reviewing maps before doing a class
– Advice to other parents when to learn to map
– How two different children use the map
– Using a map in a class to brainstorm in a class
– How teachers respond to mind mapping in the class
– “I love being dyslexic”
– How teams and tools are essential
– How Dyslexics help teams operate.
– Seeing the big picture from multiple points of view.
– How Rachel started a mind mapping club for 10 yr olds.

If you want to listen to it play while you read the page click here:

Links you might like to check out:

Dyslexia Scotland Conference Website: www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Young Ambassadors website: unwrapped.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Making Sense – Dyslexia Review: addressingdyslexia.org

Call Scotland Website: www.callscotland.org.uk

Dylsexia Explored episodes: bulletmapstudio.com/dyslexia-explored-podcast/

Mindmapping course: https://bulletmapstudio.com/bulletmap/

And www.bulletmapstudio.com/18/

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.

We’d really love to hear from you so please take a moment to share your thoughts or any ways we could help you on your journey with dyslexia.

Did you enjoy the video? Watch more animated Mind Map videos and find out more about Mindmapping and Dyslexia at our Blogs

Rachel Miller #17

Teenage Ambassador Keynote speaker: ‘Positive about dyslexia’

Dyslexia Explored #17

Rachel Miller

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Welcome to Dyslexia Explored where we explore Dyslexia in the Teenage and Tweenage years from lots of different perspectives by asking people what their story is and what they can share that might help parents, tutors or even teenagers themselves with the challenges and opportunities of being Dyslexic and Hyper creative.

This week we have Rachel Miller, a sixteen-year-old ambassador of Dyslexia Scotland present the second Keynote speech to the Dyslexia Scotland Conference 2018. Rachel Miller addresses 150+ educators in the room. She has given this presentation to Schools and Universities.

Covering:
– Her Journey from not managing to being identified.
– Her Mission to change the perception of Dyslexia to a learning style
– How she started a mind mapping club for 10 yr olds.
– Her aspiration to be a teacher and pay it forward.
– The smartness and skills of Dyslexic thinkers
– What she has found has helped
– Teacher attitudes
– Tech
– Skills
– Dyslexia’s effect in unexpected areas: Maths, Organisation etc.
– Things teachers should never say to dyslexic thinkers
– A list of helpful resources.

If you want to listen to it play while you read the page click here:

Links you might like to check out:

Dyslexia Scotland Conference Website: www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Young Ambassadors website: unwrapped.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Making Sense – Dyslexia Review: addressingdyslexia.org

Call Scotland Website: www.callscotland.org.uk

Dyslexia Explored episodes: bulletmapstudio.com/dyslexia-explored-podcast/

Mindmapping course: https://bulletmapstudio.com/bulletmap/

And www.bulletmapstudio.com/17

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.

We’d really love to hear from you so please take a moment to share your thoughts or any ways we could help you on your journey with dyslexia.

Did you enjoy the video? Watch more animated Mind Map videos and find out more about Mindmapping and Dyslexia at our Blogs