Resources

Apps for Teaching Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic Awareness is a foundational skill necessary for reading. Using apps to teach phonemic awareness is a fun way to sneak some learning in while you and your kids are having fun. What is Phonemic Awareness? Phonemic awareness is a foundational skill for reading....

Best Deals on Dyslexia-Friendly Homeschool Curriculum

Finding the best dyslexia-friendly homeschool curriculum is an ever changing process. Kids change, needs change, subjects change, finances change. Fortunately, finding the best deals on dyslexia-friendly homeschool curriculum is easy if you know where to shop.  ...

Hi-Lo Books for Struggling or Reluctant Readers

Hands up if you've told your bored (and dyslexic) kids to go read a book? Reading a book when you're bored is great advice except for the fact that for many struggling or reluctant readers, reading is too much of a chore to be enjoyable. Choosing a few High...

Free Dyslexia Resources

Teaching kids with dyslexia can be expensive with tutoring costs, special curricula needs, and technology needs. I compiled this list of free dyslexia resources that I have used and appreciated. Check back often as I will be updating this page regularly. Free Ebooks...

Teaching Elementary Writing: WriteShop Junior Review

Teaching writing to my kids with dyslexia has always been a struggle in the elementary years. Their difficulties with reading and writing have a huge impact on their ability to write sentences, paragraphs, and stories. My goal for teaching writing to my dyslexic...

I’d Love to Meet You

One of the highlights of my year is when I travel around the country each Spring and Summer and speak about my experiences homeschooling my eclectic brood of outside the box learners! This year I'll be in Nashville, Tenessee, Atlanta, Georgia, and Pasadena,...

Do Dyslexia Worksheets Really Work?

As the non-dyslexic mother of 7 dyslexic kids (and wife to one dyslexic husband), it has taken me some time to come to terms with the idea of  worksheets and dyslexia. It probably doesn't help that I am a producer-type who practically drools over checklists of any...