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Supporting Struggling Readers:
Dyslexia & Beyond
Welcome to our blog, a dedicated space where we delve into the world of dyslexia and reading acquisition. Our mission is to provide a guiding light for parents navigating the path to support their children, offering insights, support and resources to empower them on this transformative journey.
Struggling readers are not just statistics; they are unique individuals with diverse stories. Here, we explore the unique needs of these children. We believe it is essential to address the mental health aspects for dyslexic children, understanding that their challenges are not just academic, but emotional as well.
We want to create a space where parents and educators can come together to share experiences, strategies, and support for children with reading difficulties. Together, we can pave the way for a brighter future, where every child’s path to reading is met with understanding, compassion, and the tools they need to succeed.
As parents, all we want is to equip our children with all the tools to grow up happy, and fulfilled. One of the most important of these is being a good reader. What we don’t often talk about is how children’s cognitive and social development benefits from the process of learning to read.
And even though learning to talk doesn’t require any literacy skills, learning to read and write requires language skills. In fact, oral language skills are key to strong literacy development. Research has shown that listening and speaking skills have a direct relationship to the skills needed for reading and writing.
Finding the right books for someone with dyslexia or reading difficulties can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, we asked some parents about which books their dyslexic children enjoyed reading. Here are some of the books they recommend, listed by age group. Yes, that also includes some books to help you wrap your head around dyslexia. Take a look.
ADHD and dyslexia are two distinct neurobehavioral conditions that can occur independently or together, often with overlapping symptoms.
Classifying dyslexia as a disability has helped establish a legal basis to provide support and prevent discrimination again dyslexics. It has been helpful to recognise dyslexia as a disability but we believe that we should be careful in labeling dyslexia as a disability or handicap outside of this legal discussion.
A formal diagnosis of dyslexia can provide a comprehensive report detailing your child’s strengths and weaknesses, helping you and your child’s school determine the best approach to support their learning.
Getting a dyslexia assessment: A short guide for parents who suspect their child is dyslexic. Key Takeaways: So you’ve done some research on dyslexia and