What can I do at home to help my child?

Once you get a diagnosis of dyslexia you’re going to feel the need to do as much as you can to help your child. Professional help is definitely a need in many dyslexic’s lives, but there are things you can do at home to help your child. A great resource of ways to help yourContinue reading “What can I do at home to help my child?”

Why awareness about Dyslexia is a must?

From an article: October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month: Activities To Celebrate This Month in 2021 (October 10, 2021 by Manpreet Singh) It is estimated that about 10-15% of Americans suffer from this disorder that interferes with reading and writing abilities. The reason behind this is the differently wired brains of these individuals and notContinue reading “Why awareness about Dyslexia is a must?”

Understanding Dyslexia

Growing up I don’t ever remember a time when I wasn’t reading or writing. I mean the type of reading where I consumed 250-page books in a matter of hours and picked up more. Maxing out the number of books I could take out of the library at one time was a real issue forContinue reading “Understanding Dyslexia”

Dyslexia is not all about reading and writing…

Struggling with a learning disability of any kind is hard to deal with, but for dyslexics low confidence and self esteem seem have a bigger impact on people than than the actual roadblocks of struggling with reading people face. Watching my son and other family members battle this aspect of their disability is heart breaking.Continue reading “Dyslexia is not all about reading and writing…”

Why is Spelling Such A Nightmare?

Just in case you didn’t know, spelling in the English language is extremely hard. I mentioned this a few days ago when I was talking about my son’s spelling test. There are words that are spelled certain ways which make NO SENSE WHATSOEVER. I wouldn’t say I’m anti-spelling myself, but I hate that in thisContinue reading “Why is Spelling Such A Nightmare?”

Dyslexic Superhero!

Hank Zipzer: The World’s Greatest Underachiever Just in case you didn’t know…Henry Winkler (AKA The Fonz) has written a series of books for kids with dyslexia. The critically acclaimed Hank Zipzer: The World’s Greatest Underachiever books, written by Henry Winkler of Happy Days, follows the everyday adventures of a bright boy with learning challenges. NiagaraContinue reading “Dyslexic Superhero!”

Seven Reliable (Dyslexia) Technologies that make anyone’s life easier

365momme.com — Last year I wrote a few posts about technology you can use at home. Including some apps with read to me abilities. Turning on Narrator Mode On Your Computer Epic (App) — Read to me books app specifically for kids. I wrote a post about the epic app last year. Libby (App) —Continue reading “Seven Reliable (Dyslexia) Technologies that make anyone’s life easier”

Read To Me Book Collection

Trying to get a dyslexic child to read can be an uphill battle. One way I’ve learned to make it easier to get them to read is to have them watch Read To Me Books on Youtube. While I have a whole YouTube Library List of books, I thought I’d post some good ones forContinue reading “Read To Me Book Collection”