Creativity and dyslexia from a young age

While this month probably will bring a lot of heavy information into your life, there are plenty of thriving individuals who struggle with dyslexia. Here is a great video that can give hope to anyone who is working with a struggling reader who might still be in school. Dyslexia and creativity seem to go handContinue reading “Creativity and dyslexia from a young age”

Recommended: Anxiety & Reading In the Classroom

More information on the pressure kids feel about struggling with reading. I’ve seen this first hand in the members of my family, but here is a speech about it. Dr. Amie Grills specializes in anxiety, trauma, and depression (particularly in children), as well as the development and evaluation of cognitive-behavioral assessments and interventions, including thoseContinue reading “Recommended: Anxiety & Reading In the Classroom”

Not all dyslexia cases are the same

Just like with any disability, physical, mental or learning, not all kids suffer from the same kinds of dyslexia. In my search for “different types of dyslexia” I found on google reports that stated anywhere from 3-11 different types of dyslexia. Even after a lot of research, I’m not sure myself how many there reallyContinue reading “Not all dyslexia cases are the same”

Turning on Narrator Mode On Your Computer

Getting help with struggling readers seems to be a common conversation topic on my local and national Dyslexia mom groups on facebook. I definitely want to share any resources I find. Having things read to them is one way to help a student learn. It may not solve a problem, but most children get someContinue reading “Turning on Narrator Mode On Your Computer”

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. is a great resource itself, but a place to start withContinue reading “Solutions For Dyslexia”