Teacher, This is How You Can Help a Child with Handwriting Difficulties by Mariza Ferreira

In this occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, motor coordination and emotional regulatory issues which could be affecting [...]

What I Want Every Teacher to Know by Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira

In this new occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, motor coordination and emotional regulatory issues which could be [...]

One Occupational Therapist’s Journey into Dual or Multiple Exceptionality by Mariza Ferreira

One Occupational Therapist’s Journey into Discovering How Her Profession is the Vital Link for Helping Children With Dual Or Multiple Exceptionality by Mariza [...]

Best Practice in Provision for Dual or Multiple Exceptional (DME) Learners

DME learners have one or more special educational need or disability alongside high ability or achievement. In her 2015 book, Teaching Gifted Children with Special Educational [...]

Clearly Able, Yet Complicated? – Might Your Child Have ‘DME’?

‘Unusual’ in both their potential and in their obstacles? Here is a simple guide to Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (DME). Is your child (or student) clearly [...]

Working Memory – A Brief Guide

What Is It? One of the brain’s executive functions, working memory is the ability to hold new information in the short term whilst it is needed [...]

Executive Function Skills – Simplifying a Young, High Potential Learner’s ‘Thinking’ and ‘Doing’

Introducing the executive function processes that allow the brain to plan, adapt and multitask 'like an air traffic controller'. What Are Executive Function Skills? Executive function [...]

Overexcitabilities in Lockdown: Psychomotor Overexcitability

High learning potential children, especially those who display Psychomotor Overexcitability, can be highly energetic, always on the go and may want to be constantly engaged in [...]

Above and Beyond at Hawkwood College

To make the Above and Beyond Awards a reality, Potential Plus UK worked together with a host of different charities, companies and individuals, all of whom [...]

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