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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 […]

08/22/2014 More
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 […]

08/19/2014 More
New service can be trusted when it is important to get the grammar and spelling right in emails

New service can be trusted when it is important to get the grammar and spelling right in emails

Mistakes in spelling and punctuation in emails are forgiven every day. This is no problem if the message is about being late for dinner. It is different if the message is to persuade someone to sign a purchase order or grant a job interview. is a new online service for business or personal use […]

08/15/2014 More
Delightful Dyslexia: Alphamusic

Delightful Dyslexia: Alphamusic

Cher? Tom Cruise? Salma Hayek? Anthony Hopkins? Jamie Oliver? Albert Einstein? Agatha Christie? Alexander Graham Bell? Robin Williams? Danny Glover? John Lennon? and Muhammad Ali? What do these famous people all have in common? As you might have guessed from the title yes it is that they are all Dyslexic. Dyslexia is a specific learning […]

07/15/2014 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

07/06/2014 More
More Than What You See By Silvaan Ruth Raven

More Than What You See By Silvaan Ruth Raven

A book of poems written by Silvaan Ruth Raven about her struggles with dyslexia and what it is like to grow up with Dyslexia. “Despite my dyslexia, I wrote on and off again when I was younger But it wasn’t until I was 15 that I decided to write a book–a novel. I struggled to […]

07/01/2014 More
New freebie: I spy ... superheroes, I spy, dyslexia, dyscalculia, AFS-method, perception, visual perception, spatial perception, worksheet, parents, children, homeschooling, freebie

New freebie: I spy … superheroes!

Here is another “I spy…” freebie. Children simply love them. This time it is about “I spy … superheroes”. Print them out, color, count and simply enjoy all the fun. At the same time, children train attention, visual perception and fine motor skills. Grab this freebie here: I spy … superheroes More freebies

05/27/2014 More
American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary, dyslexia, app, help, children, parents, teachers, writing, spelling

American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary

Dyslexics are often recommended to use a dictionary for writing. However, this does not help them much since they often do not know how the words are written. So for example, a dyslexic child may want to write “queen” but thinks it is written “kween”. Searching under “k” won’t bring any results and more likely […]

05/20/2014 More
reading, reading comprehension, tool, toolkit, apps, children, parents, teachers, ADA, American Dyslexia Association

Recommended Reading Comprehension Tools

Reading comprehension is a very important skill for young learners. There are many tools that help to teach the young ones reading: books, activities, worksheets, etc. There are also a lot of websites and apps that can help. Angela Davis has collected a set of websites and apps to support comprehension instruction.

05/13/2014 More
I spy ... spring, freebie, dyslexia, worksheet, parents, children, download, homeschooling, free, ADA, American Dyslexia Association

New freebie: I spy … spring

Spring is in the air, so we thought it was about time for a new freebie. Give your children some coloring pencils and let them color and search. Then they count how many they found of each object. Use this opportunity to talk about “more than…”, “less than…”, etc. This exercise trains attention, visual and […]

05/06/2014 More