Tag: dyslexia

Storyline Online

10/09/2014 | By More
Storyline Online

Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read […]

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1500 free worksheets

08/22/2014 | By More
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 […]

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Dyslexia – Information in 18 languages

08/19/2014 | By More
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 […]

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Show me the way

07/06/2014 | By More
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

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New freebie: I spy … superheroes!

05/27/2014 | By More
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

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American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary

05/20/2014 | By More
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 […]

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New freebie: I spy … spring

05/06/2014 | By More
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 […]

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Dyslexia and Learning

02/12/2014 | By More
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 – http://lenkaland.com/dyslexia-and-learning/

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7 tips to help struggling readers

02/05/2014 | By More
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 […]

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Symbol sudokus for children

01/29/2014 | By More
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. Worksheetworks.com, however, offers a free symbol […]

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