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”
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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.”
Yes, my son reads probably at a lower level than his peers
I recently came across this article that explains some things about Dyslexia. Dyslexia seems to me to be such an individualized learning disability, but maybe if your family member or you have a few of these it might lead you to testing. Below are the 16 Most Usual Signs of Dyslexia in Children and Adults.Continue reading “Yes, my son reads probably at a lower level than his peers”
Students with learning disabilities represent a disproportionately large portion of dropouts.
Right now, in the middle of our dyslexia journey I’m a HUGE advocate for early intervention. I can only imagine what my child’s life would look like if he hadn’t had the privilege of getting him help early on. Early intervention seems like answer to a lot of issues that come up in life, butContinue reading “Students with learning disabilities represent a disproportionately large portion of dropouts.”
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”
Request an Informational Display in your School or Library!
Many libraries and schools are happy to provide space for a informational or bulletin board displays. Ask your school or library to display flyers, handouts, reading & audio material on dyslexia. Click below for more info! Libraries Display Dyslexia! | Decoding Dyslexia Oregon
Dyslexia Is Not a Bad Word
“Dyslexia means a specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin.” Dyslexia Is Not a Bad Word, Advocates Say. Schools Should Use It I never realized just how complicated dyslexia was until my son showed signs of it. I’m lucky because I have the financial means of helping my son get private tutoring but thereContinue reading “Dyslexia Is Not a Bad Word”