About Dyslexia

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About Dyslexia

Dyslexia Basics  – A brief discussion of the basics of dyslexia and how it impacts the individual and society.

Dyslexia and Related Disorders – Dyslexia is one of several related disorders.

Dyslexia: Is it All in Your Mind? – The answer is, YES.  And with this article you can understand why.

Understanding Your Dyslexia – For each person with dyslexia it is personal.  Understand your challenges.

Dysgraphia – Basic instructions on testing for dysgraphia.

Testing – If you suspect that you or our child are dyslexic there are tests that can point you in the right direction.

Individualized Education Programs (IEP) – Each school is required to develop an IEP for a child with a learning disorder.  Here are some guidelines to help you through this effort.

Parents Rights – Feel like your hands are tied.  As a parent you have rights.  Exercise them.

Multi-Sensory Structured Language (MSL) – Approaches – There are a variety of approaches to multi-sensory instruction.   This article looks at the best one – Orton Gillingham.

Multi-Sensory Structured Language (MSL) -Teaching – a brief discussion on what is meant by multi-sensory teaching.

Academic Therapists – Basically the same thing as a tutor, this is a brief look on how to find the best academic therapist for your child.

Spelling – in addition to reading, most dyslexics struggle with spelling.  This gives hints on how to master some of these difficulties.

Classroom Accommodations for Students with Dyslexia – True educators provide all kinds of accommodations to make sure each child receives a good education.  Dyslexia is no exception.  Here are some accommodations you can expect.

Home Schooling – Always an option to public and private schools, home schooling offers some unique challenges to the dyslexic.

Suggestions for Faculty – Here’s some hints for teachers who are interested in helping students with dyslexia.

Suggestions for College Students – Don’t ever think that college is a barrier just because you have dyslexia.  Here are some important facts you need to know.

Adults and the Work Place – Valuable tips on securing that all important job.

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