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…”
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?”
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!”
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”
If you need some information or inspiration check out this playlist of 20+ TedTalks about the subject of dyslexia. These people are amazing at explaining how dyslexia has effected their lives!
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”
Here is a link to find out more about the history of dyslexia. Interesting stuff to read even if you know a little bit about it!
Last year I posted about how you can Request an Informational Display in your School or Library! I truly believe that by being informed is half the battle. 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 & audioContinue reading “Being informed is half the battle”
Did you know that there are whole schools just for dyslexic readers? Who knew?!? I found them last year this time and have loved the content that TikTok has brought into my life! To find out more check out this lady on TikTok! Here’s one of her posts as an example of the information sheContinue reading “Dyslexia TikTok Posts”
We got lucky in a way when we started to see issuing coming up with my son’s learning. We have a history of dyslexia that runs in our family so we knew what to test for. If you’re not as lucky as our family, finding a direction for a diagnosis is the first step. TryingContinue reading “Dyslexia Screening”