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If You Suspect Dyslexia In Your Child

If You Suspect Dyslexia...Perhaps your child is struggling with reading and writing and you are questioning what might be going on. Maybe you’ve seen a list of red flags for dyslexia and see some of them in your son. Reading may have been…
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Back to School Tips for A Child with Dyslexia

6 Back to School Tips for A Child with Dyslexia The beginning of a new school year is a time of very mixed emotions for many kids. Excitement about a new grade and new experiences blends with feelings of nervousness. For children that struggle…
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The Top Ten Websites for Dyslexia Awareness

Whether you are just beginning your journey to understand dyslexia or looking to find helpful reference tools to spread dyslexia awareness, you need a go-to list.I've spoken with a lot of classroom teachers over the years who really WANT to…
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Getting The Facts About Dyslexia

As an Orton-Gillingham tutor, I find the need to spread dyslexia awareness is ever present. Dyslexia is one of the most common and least understood issues that face learners. There are many myths that surround dyslexia and how best to treat…
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The Top Ten Books About Dyslexia for Parents and Teachers

Whether you are a parent of a child with dyslexia, an adult that has dyslexia, a tutor or interventionist that works with children with dyslexia or a classroom teacher that has students with dyslexia in your class, there is one thing that we…
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Tips For Error Correction During Orton-Gillingham Lessons

Part of being a successful Orton-Gillingham teacher or tutor means being prescriptive. This means you tailor your Orton-Gillingham lesson plans to meet the specific needs of your struggling readers. Just as important as being prescriptive is…
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How To Run A Successful Dyslexia Pilot Program

Last Spring, I received an email from Mindy Bramer, an educational consultant for PaTTAN, (Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network). The state of Pennsylvania had just become one of the first states to initiate a ground-breaking,…
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Seven Things Parents Would Like Their Child's Pediatrician To Know About Dyslexia

Seven Things Parents Wish Their Child's Pediatrician Knew About DyslexiaYou trust your pediatrician with your child and for most things, they are the best resource. They can tell you if your child is growing well, if their diet is healthy,…
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5 Steps You Should Take to Help Your Dyslexic Child Thrive

(This post contains affiliate links.)  Hello everyone! As a teacher working with children with dyslexia, I grow a special bond with each child I work with as the years pass. It's a unique relationship when you use the Orton-Gillingham…
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Five Classroom Practices Your Dyslexic Kids Don't Need

Hi everyone! I meant to publish this post last month, but things with my four little ones always get pushed back a bit. If you have started out a new school year, waiting for services or new accomodations for your dyslexic child, then it can…