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Dyslexia, Information in 18 languages, parents, children, information

Dyslexia – Information in 18 languages

The American Dyslexia Association promotes the interests of people with dyslexia and dyscalculia. It is important to inform people about these themes. Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller, president of ADA, always stresses how important it is to help children with dyslexia and dyscalculia on a pedagogical-didactic level. Because it needs to be said time and again: THESE […]

02/19/2014 More
dyslexia, learning, children, parents, help

Dyslexia and Learning

Some time ago we shared Lenka’s story on “A DYSLEXIA STORY – Early signs of dyslexia“. Her story continues and it shows never to give up and to focus on the strenghts and talents of dyslexic children. Read the story on Lenka’s blog Picture: © Lenka Vodicka –

02/12/2014 More
dyslexia, reading, parents, infographic

7 tips to help struggling readers

Reading is the foundation to learning. Because so much is rooted within literacy, starting early to support language learning can make a substantial difference in students’ reading success. Similarly, the earlier we intervene with students who are struggling readers, the more likely they’ll be able to catch up. For parents, helping a struggling reader can […]

02/05/2014 More
Sudoku, symbol, children, parents, logical thinking, perception, dyslexia, dyscalculia

Symbol sudokus for children

Sudokus are everywhere: in about every shop to buy and on the internet as free printables or to play online . So why another post about sudokus? Because it is not easy to find good sudokus for children and it is even less easy to find sudokus with symbols., however, offers a free symbol […]

01/29/2014 More
Dyslexia, worksheets, free, parents, children, homeschooling, reading, writing, AFS-method

1500 free worksheets

The American Dyslexia Association offers more than 1500 free worksheets on its website. The worksheets follow the AFS-method , a very successful method to help children with dyslexia and dyscalculia. If a child has dyslexia or dyscalculia, it is not enough to work on the mistakes. The child also has to learn to be attentive all […]

01/22/2014 More
Animals and objects, perception, freebie, parents, children, dyslexia, dyscalculia

Animals and objects

A cold rainy day? Still 10 minutes to fill? Children with special educational needs? You simply cannot have enough worksheets. That’s why we offer you a file (24 pages) with animals and objects: searching, tracing, drawing, colouring, memory – all for free, of course! The exercices train attention, visual and spatial perception. DOWNLOAD We hope […]

01/15/2014 More
Open your ears, perception, acoustic perception, AFS-method, parents, children, freebie

Open your ears!

The American Dyslexia Association offers a different educational approach to help people with dyslexia and dyscalculia. This approach is called the AFS-Method, which is a multi-sensory method to help people who have difficulties with reading, writing and / or calculating. The “F” stands for “Function” which means the different sensory perceptions you need to learn […]

01/08/2014 More
Show me the way

Show me the way

How to help adults with writing, reading or calculating problems. This new brochure from the American Dyslexia Association shows the way for adult dyslexics. Essay by Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller Open publication

01/06/2014 More
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

We wish all our readers a merry christmas and a happy new year! We are having a short break. In January we are back with new articles, apps, games and freebies – all about dyslexia and dyscalculia! MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

12/24/2013 More
Christmas calendar, freebie, perception, dyslexia, dyscalculia, parents, worksheet

Christmas calendar

Still a couple of days and it is that time of the year again: Waiting for christmas! To shorten the time we created a calendar. Every day you can download a freebie which trains your child’s skills for reading, writing and calculating: puzzles, finding pairs, coloring templates and much more! On 1 December 2013 the […]

11/29/2013 More