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We’ll help you to understand the characteristics of dyslexia and what to do if you suspect your child is showing these early warning signs of dyslexia. We’ll debunk the current myths and show you how children with this common learning disability also exhibit areas of strength. We’ll also introduce you to different screening and evaluation options.

Here you can download a list of reading tools and writing tools for organization, dictation, and editing. You will find also apps and tools for notetaking and studying, as well as apps to help with math, time management and homework help. 

This guide will help families understand the seven common signs of dyslexia. It offers actionable steps for those seeking support and information about helping your child thrive.

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We’ll help you to understand the characteristics of dyslexia and what to do if you suspect your child is showing these early warning signs of dyslexia. We’ll debunk the current myths and show you how children with this common learning disability also exhibit areas of strength. We’ll also introduce you to different screening and evaluation options.

This simple dyslexia quiz is designed to detect whether you or your child fits the standard profile for dyslexia. The results will indicate how likely you or your child may be to have dyslexia, and we will provide ideas of what your next step should be, including the possibility that you or your child should have a professional evaluation.

Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz from Yale demystify dyslexia by using neuroscience to explain why dyslexia occurs, how remediation helps, and what strengths go along with this brain-based learning difference. This book is the go-to guide for many parents, educators and professionals. 

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"The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan" is a practical guide that helps parents to help their child accept, understand and embrace their dyslexia. The book also speaks to a parent’s fear about the difficulties their child may encounter in the greater society. It’s unique in that it reframes dyslexia as a characteristic – a personal trait, much in the same way that blue eyes or stature is.

Foss asserts that dyslexia should be accommodated in the same way that other disabilities are. The "Dyslexia Empowerment Plan" references 3 types of reading: eye reading, ear reading and finger reading. While it’s true that most people eye read, other types of reading are in no way inferior. All types of reading are purely a way to acquire knowledge, not to synthesize it. Foss highlights the current state of technology available to help dyslexics to read and write. He encourages parents to identify and leverage their child’s strength profile, to help their child to help themselves and create a community. Parents should focus on learning as a whole, rather than merely the ability to decode words.

Looking for information on what types of tests are needed to identify dyslexia? This book provides a comprehensive practical guide to the most frequently used tests for diagnosing a suspected learning disability. It is easy to use and a great resource to bring with you to your child’s evaluation meeting at school. The book contains general test information, purpose and description of the test, subtest information and strengths of the tests in an easy to read format.


 

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As a parent, being aware of and understanding how dyslexia impacts learning for your child is critical inside and outside of the school environment. Learn about dyslexia, the most common learning disability. What is the definition of dyslexia? What are the effects of the condition? What is the science behind dyslexia? What educational remediation work? What are effective accommodations and supports? ...

Early identification is important. The sooner a child’s dyslexia is identified, the better the results will be. It’s important for parents to trust their observations and move forward in requesting a screening if needed. The following tip sheet is a useful tool to help you identify the potential indicators of dyslexia by grade level. Download a copy, check off the warning signs that apply to your child and share this information with your child’s teacher.

Is your child a struggling reader? Does your child have difficulty writing and spelling? Do you suspect dyslexia but you're not sure? Scores of confused parents often struggle to know how to help their children who are struggling with reading and writing. Children with dyslexia do not catch up' without specialized supports and interventions. Parents need to know what to look for and what to ask for so their children can get the help they need in a timely manner. This session will provide an in depth exploration of dyslexia, covering the early warning signs and characteristics, information on assessment and diagnosis and strategies for effective remediation and...'