Logopède… obviously.

Logopède… obviously.

Earlier this week I was in a zoom meeting with a clever, outgoing, French scientist. The conversation trip-trapped around to this topic of shared interest, then that… and somewhere in the midst he told me that he has dyslexia. Then completely matter-of-factly, he...
Intentional Accidental Counsellors

Intentional Accidental Counsellors

Here’s a few of our great gang after finishing a Lifeline ‘Accidental Counsellor’ training together. Allan, in the blue on the right, was in the ‘gang’ for the day as our fabulous facilitator. But he’s well and truly in our gang for...
The Kids: A Song Of Their Heroes

The Kids: A Song Of Their Heroes

This is Louise. She’s a hero worthy of song. Flat out, every day, from 9 o’clock ‘til 1 o’clock, with some time off at recess, she cycles kids through her workstation giving them their daily doses of speech therapy. She’s got a timer. They get 10 minutes each. Then...
Following the Evidence

Following the Evidence

There are very few exceptions to the statement ‘everyone can learn to read and write’. Learning to read is one of the most studied human skills. We certainly now know enough about it to build a nation, which in practical terms is fully literate. This research has...