Tag: dyslexia

Animals and objects

01/15/2014 | By More
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 […]

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Mazes

11/27/2013 | By More
Mazes

Mazes have always fascinated humanity. Think about the Cretan Labyrinth from Greek mythology. But even today mazes are very popular. In “The Goblet of Fire” Harry Potter has to go through a maze in order to win the Triwizard Tournament. Once Harry finds the way through the maze things turn out completey different than was […]

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8-Ball Billiards Tournament & Sports Memorabilia Silent Auction to benefit the Children’s Dyslexia Center of Metropolitan Chicago

11/08/2013 | By More
8-Ball Billiards Tournament & Sports Memorabilia Silent Auction to benefit the Children’s Dyslexia Center of Metropolitan Chicago

Saturday, December 7th 2013, beginning at 11am at The Arena Sports Grille, 630 W. Lake St., Elmhurst, IL 8-Ball Billiards Tournament 1st round best 2 of 3 games All other rounds best 3 of 5 Single elimination Trophies to top 3 winners Adults 21 & over. $25 entry fee donation. Registration deadline December 3rd. Sports […]

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Einstein’s riddle

11/06/2013 | By More
Einstein’s riddle

A lot is said about Einstein. Much of it cannot be proved. Such as the theory that Einstein is the inventor of the logical puzzles, also called “Einstein’s Puzzle”. Whether this is true or not, is not important here. There are many variations of the Einstein puzzle. Einstein is said to have claimed that only […]

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Petition: Requesting the Government of India an immediate repeal of classifying learning disabilities as mental impairment/retardation

11/04/2013 | By More
Petition: Requesting the Government of India an immediate repeal of classifying learning disabilities as mental impairment/retardation

Petitioning the Honorable Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare – Government of India: Requesting the Government of India an immediate repeal of classifying learning disabilities as mental impairment/retardation Petition by Ajay Sathyan from Chennai, India My name is Ajay, and I recently discovered that I’m dyslexic after a series of tests […]

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I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic by Sam Barclay

11/02/2013 | By More
I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic by Sam Barclay

A beautiful, design led experience of what it feels like to struggle with reading. Introduction People all over the world struggle with reading for a variety of reasons, including dyslexia, lack of education and an unfamiliar language to name a few. People with reading difficulty are often capable of thinking in ways that others aren’t […]

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Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich

10/31/2013 | By More
Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich

Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich London-born and living in Surrey, Carolina Fröhlich is a successful published author, international speaker and educational consultant to parents and schools in the United Kingdom and British International Schools worldwide on dyslexia. Carolina […]

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Monster reading

10/30/2013 | By More
Monster reading

Today’s freebie are monster reading puzzles. First, the children cut out the pictures. Then, they read the instructions and place the images in the correct place. This trains attention, visual and spatial perception and accurate reading. Cutting and glueing the pictures is good for fine motor skills. An alternative is to read the instructions to […]

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Debunking the Myths about Dyslexia

10/28/2013 | By More
Debunking the Myths about Dyslexia

There are many signs or clues to dyslexia which are discussed in depth on this website; however it is also important to be aware of the misconceptions and myths surrounding the disorder. There are several myths regarding dyslexia. We have highlighted some of the more common ones. Myth: Smart people cannot be dyslexic or have […]

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Literacy: Helping Kids Write

10/21/2013 | By More
Literacy: Helping Kids Write

Read how Pauline helps her children to be better writers: Literacy – Helping Kids Write I’m notorious for keeping numerous notebooks. I’m even more notorious for keeping little keepsakes loosely tucked into the pages of those notebooks. Lately, those little keepsakes comprise anything with N&M’s emergent literacy; their writing in particular. That first letter to a friend enclosed […]

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