Teaching Reading to Main Stream & Dyslexic readers needs to change

I, like many parents, trust the public school system to teach my kids all they need to know to make it to high school graduation, but the truth is that many parents don’t realize just how many students have difficulty learning the basic skills like reading! Why Aren’t Kids Being Taught To Read? is aContinue reading “Teaching Reading to Main Stream & Dyslexic readers needs to change”

Decoding Dyslexia

Once you do have a diagnosis it seems increasingly difficult to find real help for your child in the public school system. I don’t want to hate on public school because I know things can be made to be very difficult when they shouldn’t be, but if you need help navigating getting help for yourContinue reading “Decoding Dyslexia”

Recommended Reading : A Guide to Early Markers for Dyslexia

Dyslexia Awareness Month is something near and dear to my heart. Multiple members of my immediate and extended family have it. I never knew it was such a “popular”, for lack of a better word, learning disability and there is help out there for even the most tough cases. Early intervention with most learning disabilitiesContinue reading “Recommended Reading : A Guide to Early Markers for Dyslexia”

Solutions For Dyslexia

Sharing resources is the main goal for these posts this Dyslexia Awareness Month. I really want to reach anyone who is having trouble themselves or has a friend or a relatice that might benefit from screening or resources aimed towards people with dyslexia. Nessy.com is a great resource itself, but a place to start withContinue reading “Solutions For Dyslexia”

Dyslexia Information for Pediatricians

Strangely our pediatrician said that our insurance company didn’t really recognize dyslexia as being an issue for their clients. I mentioned it to her when we were doing an eye exam with my son because I wanted her to know that maybe he didn’t know the letter in the first place, not that he couldn’tContinue reading “Dyslexia Information for Pediatricians”

If you’re concerned that your child may have dyslexia then this questionnaire is the ideal first step towards identification.

When I came across the post 10 of the Best Teaching Resources for Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019, I saw that most of these resources are for overseas people. One good thing I did find was that there is a test from Nessy.com that might be helpful. Now I would warn not to use this asContinue reading “If you’re concerned that your child may have dyslexia then this questionnaire is the ideal first step towards identification.”

If you don’t have time to sit down

If you don’t have time to sit down and read a million articles on Dyslexia…it doesn’t mean that you can’t learn about the subject. The Best of Azania Mosaka Show Playlist by The Azania Mosaka Show The highlights of the Azania Mosaka show, just in case you missed it. Guest: Kalie Naidoo –  Clinical Psychologist &Continue reading “If you don’t have time to sit down”

We knew what we were looking for

A dyslexia story involving a kindergartener… Four things to remember…–It’s not your fault.–You’re not a bad parent–It has nothing to do with intelligence.–You are right to be concerned. Read her story of how she shared Dyslexia information with a fellow parent. The responses the parent she talks to give her are common ones. Our storyContinue reading “We knew what we were looking for”

How he discovered his strengths and used them to spectacular effect

Seeing successful people out in the world who work with and around their dyslexia is important for little ones with dyslexia to see. The idea that you can and will be anything you want to be when you grow up is important! YouTube has so many great interviews but the Brian Grazer one shows basicallyContinue reading “How he discovered his strengths and used them to spectacular effect”

Work around your learning challenges

I’ve already written about Technology and added some information about Epic but the site 1in5.learningally.org has some more great tech for helping people with Dylexia. Assistive Technology is any device or system that allows you to work around your learning challenges. You can use computers, tablets, software and apps to help do your schoolwork, gainContinue reading “Work around your learning challenges”