Dyslexia: Think Dyfferent.

dys-lex-ia

Here is the public service announcement that runs in my head: My child does not write his letters backwards. My child excels in math. My child is the best speller out of my three children. My child is funny. My child works hard for his grades. My child can read. My child is kind. My [Read more…]

Dyslexia Resources

i love dyslexia

The following resources were recommended to us by the University of Colorado Speech, Language and Hearing Center.  The main phone number is 303.492.5375 or http://slhs.colorado.edu   I have not read the book on the list below.  It is on my list to read! However, I have found Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz, MD to be [Read more…]

Dyslexia…suggestions for parents

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Here are 5 simple suggestions that we found helpful for our son, Evan, who was diagnosed with dyslexia in kindergarten: 1. Visit your local library for books on disc. These are great for the car where your child can follow along with his book while the disc plays. 2. Make friends with your librarian. They are [Read more…]

Oh What a Difference a Preposition can Make for a Child with Dyslexia

prepositions of place

Prepositions of place and value. Most of us don’t even think about prepositions of place or  directional prepositions: under, over, before, after, through, among, between, beside, below, down, across, above, towards. I never did.  For most of us prepositions are ingrained in our brains. For a dyslexic, prepositions can be mind numbing, frustrating roadblocks to a thought [Read more…]