Learn how to help your child.Successful dyslexics say that the #1 most impacting factor in their success was the presence of a caring adult that stepped in and helped them get what they needed in their education.
Our Parent Dyslexia Classes were created to help you quickly and easily get educated about what dyslexia is and how you can most effectively help your dyslexic children not only learn but truly thrive by providing reliable, research-based information, personal experience, practical applications and invaluable lists of resources to help you on your journey.
Educate yourself so that you can best educate your children with dyslexia.
Do you have a child who is bright but struggles unexpectedly with handwriting? It could be dysgraphia. Common signs of dysgraphia are: tight, awkward pencil grip and body position avoiding writing or drawing tasks trouble forming letter shapes inconsistent spacing between letters or words uses a mixture of upper and lowercase letters tires quickly while
Do you have a child who is hopelessly unorganized? Can never find their pack packs, folders or soccer cleats? Oftentimes these kids are not just disorganized with their belongings but also with their thoughts. These are the kids who have difficulty starting projects and once they’ve started them, often lack what it takes to complete
Course Four: Boosting Reading Fluency & Comprehension In our previous courses we’ve learned what it means (and maybe more importantly, what it doesn’t mean) to be dyslexic, how to teach to the dyslexic strengths, how to teach reading in a way that really works and now, in course 4, we are going to learn how
Ah, spelling. If you’re like most parents raising or teaching a dyslexic child, understanding how to teach them to spell and spell well is something that has eluded you. While many dyslexic learners achieve a reasonable standard of reading, almost all dyslexics continue to struggle with spelling throughout their lives. From a practical standpoint, there
Homeschooling With Dyslexia: How To Teach Them So They Learn So you’ve decided to homeschool your kids with dyslexia. Fantastic! Now what? It is true, at this point in time, that the public schools are for the most part not meeting the needs of the dyslexic student. The reason is that teachers, including reading specialists,
Course One: Understanding Dyslexia In Course One of the Parent Dyslexia Courses you will learn: To more fully understand the many facets of the dyslexic mind To understand how dyslexics learn and methods you can implement today to dramatically improve learning To be aware of the other areas affected by dyslexia To better understand and
Everything You Need to Know About Teaching Children With Dyslexia to Read Maybe you are here today because you suspect that your child has dyslexia or maybe you’ve had some testing done and received an official diagnosis of dyslexia. In either case, you are here today because your child is falling behind in reading and that
creator of Homeschooling with Dyslexia.If you are homeschooling kids with dyslexia or are considering homeschooling, you have come to the right place. Are you ready to find peace in your homeschool?
I get it.
I’ve been homeschooling my own kids with dyslexia for 20 years and I know how it feels to be completely overwhelmed by the task. This site exists to educate and encourage you as you give your kids with dyslexia the best education possible.
Kids are just as susceptible to believing the many erroneous myths about dyslexia as adults. Too many dyslexic kids believe that there is something wrong with them, or that they really are just lazy or stupid. Research has shown us that dyslexia is not outgrown. Dyslexic kids grow into dyslexic adults. Part of the mission
I wrote the book Dyslexia 101 because helping others to learn the truth about dyslexia is a passion of mine. Because of our own experience raising and teaching our kids with dyslexia, I know how it feels to be utterly confused by an otherwise bright child who just doesn’t ‘get’ reading. I know how overwhelming it was
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