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Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling. It's a "specific learning difficulty", which means it causes problems with certain abilities used for learning, such as reading and writing. Unlike a learning disability, intelligence isn't affected.

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Understanding Dyslexia – Schoen Med

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. Kids with dyslexia have trouble reading accurately and fluently. They may also have trouble with reading comprehension, spelling and writing. Raising a child with dyslexia is a journey. As you move through it, you’ll gain a lot of knowledge about your child’s challenges with reading—and about the many ways you can help her succeed at school and in life. This overview can answer many of your basic questions. It can also lead you to more…

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7 Tips for Living Successfully with Dyslexia – Schoen Med

I have read articles about people who were able to beat dyslexia. I cheer these people… I, though diagnosed relatively early in my live, and having both my parents and myself invest a lot of time, effort and money in treating my dyslexia, was never able to beat my dyslexia. Rather, I learned to live with my Dyslexia. Here are my seven tips of how you can live successfully with your dyslexia: 1) Practice, practice & practice reading – till you can enjoy reading a good book, or read up on all…

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Social and Emotional Problems Related to Dyslexia – Schoen Med

Do emotional disorders cause dyslexia? Research indicates that dyslexia is caused by biological factors not emotional or family problems. Samuel T. Orton, M.D. was one of the first researchers to describe the emotional aspects of dyslexia. According to his research, the majority of dyslexic preschoolers are happy and well adjusted. Their emotional problems begin to develop when early reading instruction does not match their learning style. Over the years, the frustration mounts as classmates…

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Why Some Dyslexics Love to Read and Write – Schoen Med

Over the years I have come across dozens of dyslexic people who seem to have a real passion for reading and writing. For many, there appears to be a love affair going on between them and their books and/or story writing. This can often shocks people who have little awareness of dyslexia as they assume that reading and writing would be the last things that someone with dyslexia would gain pleasure from doing. And yet, as mentioned, I have come across dozens of dyslexic people who seem to have…

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Can Dyslexia Be Cured? – Schoen Med

I often encountered parents in my reading practice who struggled with learning to read in school, but who later became avid readers. Were they once dyslexic, and have they somehow been cured? What happened? Let’s assume for the moment that this happened to you, or to your spouse. It’s important for you to recognize that you or your spouse might still be dyslexic, even though both of you now read well, because your own experience might lead you to assume that your child’s situation will also…

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10 Teaching Tips for Dyslexia – Schoen Med

1. Praise Gives Power Criticism Kills A person with dyslexia needs a boost to their self-confidence before they can learn to overcome their difficulties. They have already experienced failure and deep down they often don’t believe they are capable of learning. To re-establish self-confidence provide the opportunity to succeed and give praise for small achievements. 2. Don’t ask person with dyslexia to read aloud Words are likely to be misread or skipped, causing embarrassment. 3. Don’t give…

23 Things Parents of Children With Dyslexia Want Others to Know #dyslexia #dyslexiasignsandsymptoms #dyslexiastrategies #dyslexiateaching #dyslexiatreatment #dyslexialearning #dyslexiacause #dyslexiadiagnosis #dyslexiasignsof #dyslexiaactivities #dyslexiateaching #dyslexiakids #dyslexiaawarness #dyslexiaparents #dyslexiaadult #dyslexiastrategies

23 Things Parents of Children With Dyslexia Want Others to Know – Schoen Med

This is what they had to say: 1. “It doesn’t just affect school. It takes a toll on their social life too.” — Robin Anderson Reed 2. “Accommodations provide access and help to level the playing field.” — Kathy Stratton 3. “Would you deny a child that can’t walk a wheelchair? Deny a child that can’t see properly glasses? Then why on earth do we deny those with dyslexia what they need in the classroom? Put ‘glasses’ on these kids and they will soar! Not every person learns the same way.” —…

Teaching Students with Dyslexia – 4 Effective Lesson Plans  #dyslexia #dyslexiasignsandsymptoms #dyslexiastrategies #dyslexiateaching #dyslexiatreatment #dyslexialearning #dyslexiacause #dyslexiadiagnosis #dyslexiasignsof #dyslexiaactivities #dyslexiateaching #dyslexiakids #dyslexiaawarness #dyslexiaparents #dyslexiaadult #dyslexiastrategies

Teaching Students with Dyslexia - 4 Effective Lesson Plans – Schoen Med

Effective teachers understand these difficulties and make every effort to arm themselves with a myriad of resources to help dyslexic students. To this end, I’ve compiled a list of four lesson plans, some using tried-and-true methods and others using newer, technologically driven approaches to help educators help their students. Four lesson plans for dyslexic students These lesson plans include games and stations that bring together an entire classroom of students to combat feelings of…

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Four ways parents can support a child with learning disabilities – Schoen Med

Most dyslexics will exhibit about 10 of the following traits and behaviors. These characteristics can vary from day-to-day or minute-to-minute. The most consistent thing about dyslexics is their inconsistency. General Dyslexic children and adults can become avid and enthusiastic readers when given learning tools that fit their creative learning style. Appears bright, highly intelligent, and articulate but unable to read, write, or spell at grade level. Labelled lazy, dumb, careless…

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Helping Dyslexic Children Improve Their Reading Skills – Schoen Med

Parents and educators can draw on numerous strategies to help children with dyslexia improve their literacy skills, but the five ways highlighted below have particularly proven to be beneficial to dyslexics. Before examining these methods, however, it’s important to first define what dyslexia is and how the condition affects learners. What Is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is a developmental reading disorder that occurs when the brain does not properly recognize and process certain symbols, like letters…

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This Might Be the Source of Dyslexia—and It’s Not the Brain – Schoen Med

Dyslexia, a disorder causes a general difficulty in reading, pronouncing, and putting meanings to words, affects somewhere between 5 to 17 percent of the population. It’s characterized as a learning disorder, so one might naturally assume that the core of the problem is in the brain. But according to a new study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the problem may be somewhere else entirely. These are some other myths about dyslexia you need to stop believing. As reported by The…

There’s a common misconception about dyslexia—that it involves “backward reading” or “mirror reading.” Reversing letters isn’t always a sign of dyslexia, and lots of little kids who don’t have the disorder write their letters backwards, too. Instead, dyslexia is an “unexpected difficulty in reading for an individual who has the intelligence to be a much better reader,” #dyslexia #whatif #think #child #mychild

What to Do If You Think Your Child May Be Dyslexic – Schoen Med

There’s a common misconception about dyslexia—that it involves “backward reading” or “mirror reading.” Reversing letters isn’t always a sign of dyslexia, and lots of little kids who don’t have the disorder write their letters backwards, too. Instead, dyslexia is an “unexpected difficulty in reading for an individual who has the intelligence to be a much better reader,” according to the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity. Those with dyslexia have trouble matching the letters they see on a…

Matt Strawbridge says his early schooling years were tough, and that’s why he’s putting his efforts into making them more bearable for others. “I’m dyslexic and going through school wasn’t particularly easy. I just don’t want any dyslexic kid to feel like I did growing up.” Now the 19-year-old is helping kids all over New Zealand turn dyslexia into their “superpower”. #dyslexia #superpower #dyslexiasigns #dyslexiamotivation

Making dyslexia a superpower – Schoen Med

Matt Strawbridge says his early schooling years were tough, and that’s why he’s putting his efforts into making them more bearable for others. “I’m dyslexic and going through school wasn’t particularly easy. I just don’t want any dyslexic kid to feel like I did growing up.” Now the 19-year-old is helping kids all over New Zealand turn dyslexia into their “superpower”. Dyslexia affects an estimated one in 10 Kiwis. Strawbridge, who is from Wellington, will be in Masterton for the Learning…

How does dyslexia affect adults? Dyslexia is the inability to relate the sounds of words with the letters that create the words. It’s considered a learning disability, but it has no relation to intelligence. It also has no relation to vision problems. Adults with dyslexia have had it their entire lives, but it may not have been diagnosed. Having dyslexia as an adult can present some challenges that children with the same condition don’t experience. There are three main types of dyslexia…

Dyslexia in Adults – Schoen Med

How does dyslexia affect adults? Dyslexia is the inability to relate the sounds of words with the letters that create the words. It’s considered a learning disability, but it has no relation to intelligence. It also has no relation to vision problems. Adults with dyslexia have had it their entire lives, but it may not have been diagnosed. Having dyslexia as an adult can present some challenges that children with the same condition don’t experience. There are three main types of dyslexia…

Dyslexia, a disorder causes a general difficulty in reading, pronouncing, and putting meanings to words, affects somewhere between 5 to 17 percent of the population.

This Might Be the Source of Dyslexia—and It’s Not the Brain

Dyslexia, a disorder causes a general difficulty in reading, pronouncing, and putting meanings to words, affects somewhere between 5 to 17 percent of the population.

Parents and educators can draw on numerous strategies to help children with dyslexia improve their literacy skills, but the five ways highlighted below have particularly proven to be beneficial to dyslexics. Before examining these methods, however, it’s important to first define what dyslexia is and how the condition affects learners.

Helping Dyslexic Children Improve Their Reading Skills

Parents and educators can draw on numerous strategies to help children with dyslexia improve their literacy skills, but the five ways highlighted below have particularly proven to be beneficial to dyslexics. Before examining these methods, however, it’s important to first define what dyslexia is and how the condition affects learners.