SpLD myth #2:
Autistic people don’t want to make friends.
In the ELT classroom, pair and group work – in frequently changing combinations – is the norm. It’s a great way for all the members of a class to get to know each other. Right?
Stepping into the shrubbery
One of the silver linings of 2020 was that I started walking to work, following the cycle-path along the river. Negotiating other people was a steep learning curve, though.
Talking about neurodiversity
In this video, I unpack some of the terminology around dyslexia, and explain why I make the language choices I do.
Watch the video.
It can feel challenging to have dyslexic or autistic learners in your class, but the truth is that humans are incredibly neurodiverse; we just have to figure out what the range is in each group. Read more.