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GHOTIT Can Help Kids With Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Spelling

08/13/2020 | By More
GHOTIT Can Help Kids With Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Spelling

Dyslexia Spelling = Phonetic Spelling + Creative Spelling What is Phonetic Spelling? When you’re dictating a word and tell your son or daughter that he should write what he hears, your child will attempt to map the sounds in the words to the sounds of the letters. However, English is not a phonetic language. There […]

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How to Help Dyslexic Students with Writing

08/10/2020 | By More
How to Help Dyslexic Students with Writing

When people hear or think about the word “dyslexia”, the first thing that comes to mind is reading problems. However, students with dyslexia often struggle with writing as well. Spelling, grammar, punctuation and sequencing can all be pain points with dyslexia. One of the best things about homeschooling a child with dyslexia, though, is the […]

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Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia

08/06/2020 | By More
Show me the way – A Guide for Adults with Dyslexia

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

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Unlock a Summer of Fun with Bookshare’s #AllInTogether Summer Read-a-thon

08/05/2020 | By More
Unlock a Summer of Fun with Bookshare’s #AllInTogether Summer Read-a-thon

Published JUNE 10, 2020 by Laura Deck, Bookshare Communications Keep your child engaged with this fun and easy reading program featuring hand-picked reading lists, tips to encourage reading, and a pledge form As communities practice social distancing this summer, parents and children will be spending more time together than usual. This is an opportunity for parents of […]

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Dyslexia in different languages

07/31/2020 | By More
Dyslexia in different languages

French, Danish and even English can be hard for dyslexics students while Spanish, German and Italian may be easier. It becomes more and more evident that dyslexia, being the same to its core all over the world, also depends on how difficult the language is to learn and to read. Between languages, there are differences in […]

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Close the Learning Gap: Learnedy now for free!

07/26/2020 | By More
Close the Learning Gap: Learnedy now for free!

CLOSE THE LEARNING GAP: Just because one should / must stay at home at the moment does not mean that learning and practicing should also stop! The Dyslexia Research Center has 25 years of experience with distance learning and, in cooperation with the American Dyslexia Association, wants to help parents to design meaningful lessons for […]

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In What Grade Should My Child Be Reading?

07/21/2020 | By More
In What Grade Should My Child Be Reading?

Child development isn’t an exact science. Which is why it doesn’t usually make sense to compare your child to his/her peers. Some kids take to reading, writing, and math early on, and others need more time to master these skills. There isn’t necessarily anything wrong just because your child isn’t reading yet. Let’s look at […]

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Visualizing to Make Meaning

07/18/2020 | By More
Visualizing to Make Meaning

By: Judy Zorfass, Tracy Gray, and PowerUp WHAT WORKS   I grabbed my purse, stepped outside into the cold night air, and watched as a flake drifted to the ground. I started walking to my car, but I had to grab hold of a mailbox to keep from slipping. Did you picture a woman standing […]

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Crickets, Books, and Bach: Develop a Summer Listening Program

07/13/2020 | By More
Crickets, Books, and Bach: Develop a Summer Listening Program

  Summer reading is as much a seasonal pastime as baseball and fireworks. Many parents put together a selection of books that are meaningful, educational, and engaging—books to nourish and stimulate young minds during these few freewheeling months. Parents should consider assembling a summer listening list, too. When we think of literacy, we tend to think first […]

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9 Strengths of Dyslexia

07/10/2020 | By More
9 Strengths of Dyslexia

1. Seeing the bigger picture People with dyslexia often see things more holistically. They miss the trees but see the forest. “It’s as if people with dyslexia tend to use a wide-angle lens to take in the world, while others tend to use a telephoto, each is best at revealing different kinds of detail.” Matthew […]

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