Undiagnosed And Misunderstood, Students With Dyslexia Face Stigma And Shame

‘They’re wired differently’ “It is hell for a child with dyslexia at home. It is hell in the playground, and it is hell in school,” says Keith Gray, 81. “They’re wired differently.”He should know. Gray is dyslexic, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a top financial executive for TD Bank. He’s now retired, but his new passion is helping children … Read more

Hope For Millions As Scientists Find New Cure For Dyslexia

A new study found the revolutionary treatment transformed the reading and writing skills of children with dyslexia.They improved so much in national literacy tests they even beat classmates who had no learning difficulties.The non-drug treatment also dramatically improved the behaviour of dyslexic children who suffered from attention problems and hyperactivity.Many of them currently have their … Read more

Ability to Catch Dyslexia Early May Help Stem Its Effects

New educational approaches and advances in brain-based research are making it possible to detect dyslexia even in children too young to read. Though it is not a cure, stepping in early with targeted intervention could prevent reading problems from derailing a child’s education. “People with dyslexia have trouble pulling apart the words they hear,” says … Read more

PEOPLE EXTREMELY MESSY OR EXCESSIVE ORDERLINESS IN DYSLEXIA

    “MESSY” PEOPLE WITH DYSLEXIA CAN HAVE AN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TIME ORGANIZING THEIR STUFF, LIFE, AND SCHEDULE. STUFF 1. They tend to make piles of things rather than to organize them and put them away. For these Dyslexics their “big picture” is not separated into parts. 2.Dyslexia have extremely messy bedrooms, lockers, desks, backpacks, purses, … Read more

5 Activities for Children with Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning “disability” with strong ties to visual-spatial learning. Dyslexics think in pictures, struggle with language and may even struggle with sequencing. These learners can have brilliant visual-spatial abilities and need some extra help developing reading and literacy skills. These are a few activities you can do at home to help your child improve their … Read more