HOW DYSLEXIA IS DIAGNOSED

HOW DYSLEXIA IS DIAGNOSED

The only way to know for sure if your child has dyslexia is to have them fully evaluated, either at school or privately. School evaluations are free. Having a diagnosis (schools call it an identification) can allow your child to get supports and services at school....
OTHER ISSUES THAT CAN CO-OCCUR WITH DYSLEXIA

OTHER ISSUES THAT CAN CO-OCCUR WITH DYSLEXIA

Many kids have more than one learning and attention issue. There are a number of issues that often co-occur with dyslexia. There are also issues that have symptoms that can look like dyslexia symptoms. That’s why testing for dyslexia should be part of a full...
ABOUT DYSLEXIA

ABOUT DYSLEXIA

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. Kids with dyslexia have trouble reading accurately and fluently. They may also have trouble with reading comprehension, spelling and writing. Raising a child with dyslexia is a journey. As you move through it,...
HOW YOU CAN HELP YOUR CHILD AT HOME

HOW YOU CAN HELP YOUR CHILD AT HOME

Play lots of rhyme and word games. This way you are practicing sound manipulation. Reading aloud will activate more of the brain than silent reading so have your child read aloud even if they are older. Unison reading (reading the same thing at the same time) is a...
WHAT ARE THE DIFFICULTIES ASSOCIATED WITH DYSLEXIA?

WHAT ARE THE DIFFICULTIES ASSOCIATED WITH DYSLEXIA?

Oral language skills and reading fluency Difficulties with spelling and writing Problems with reading, taking notes, remembering numbers, names and details. Number skills Difficulty with time keeping, time management Organising work or managing projects Short-term...
WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS ASSOCIATED WITH DYSLEXIA?

WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS ASSOCIATED WITH DYSLEXIA?

Good at problem solving, many people with dyslexia are known for having sudden leaps of insight that solve problems with an unorthodox approach. Capable of thinking outside the box Seeing ‘the whole picture’ Have the ability to see how things connect to form complex...