Tag: school

School-based Identification of Characteristics of Dyslexia: Parent Overview

10/13/2020 | By More
School-based Identification of Characteristics of Dyslexia: Parent Overview

By: Tennessee Center for the Study and Treatment of Dyslexia Learn how schools use screening and progress monitoring tools to identify dyslexia characteristics, and then implement reading interventions for students who need dyslexia-specific instruction. You’ll also find out about classroom accommodations and modifications that can help your child learn, as well as information about referrals for […]

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We Can’t Teach Love But We Can Teach Reading

09/25/2020 | By More
We Can’t Teach Love But We Can Teach Reading

Teachers can speak a lot of things into existence (a quiet line in the hallway, students sitting “criss, cross, applesauce”) but a love of reading isn’t one of them. Enthusiasm is a part of good teaching, but communicating a love of books isn’t the same thing as teaching reading. I learned that the hard way. When […]

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Children’s Confidence Boosted Thanks to Dyslexic Artist’s Reading and Learning Resource

09/16/2020 | By More
Children’s Confidence Boosted Thanks to Dyslexic Artist’s Reading and Learning Resource

by Rossie Stone MY NAME IS ROSSIE STONE. WHAT HAPPENED TO ME IN HIGH SCHOOL CHANGED ME FOREVER. All my way through school I struggled with processing information through words, both spoken and written. Listening to the teacher was really hard, as was following and remembering information from books.  After being at the bottom of […]

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Confessions of a Parent of Two Dyslexics

09/15/2020 | By More
Confessions of a Parent of Two Dyslexics

By Barbara Pearce Barbara in blue, with husband Norm, and children, Hope and Bradley   I am the last person anyone would go to for information about dyslexia.  I grew up as the classic bookworm. My goal was to read every book in my town library, and, from the piles of books I checked out […]

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Pigsy

09/09/2020 | By More
Pigsy

Pigsy tells the story of an artist who struggled for his whole life with severe dyslexia. His school days were defined by the frustration of trying to make sense of the words in front of him. His teachers kicked him out of class, held him back for extra lessons after school, and had him repeat […]

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Advent Calendar 2019

11/30/2019 | By More
Advent Calendar 2019

Soon it is Christmas again. The scent of (homemade) cookies and pine boughs fills the houses. Children are getting excited and are wondering what Santa will bring. To shorten the waiting time, we created an advent calendar. Every day you can download a worksheet that trains visual and spatial perception: mazes, coloring, finding the difference. […]

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Dinosaur perception training

05/11/2015 | By More
Dinosaur perception training

Kids + dinosaurs = fun! Enjoy our new free no prep printables with dinosaurs. Kids will have fun and train visual and spatial perception, patterning and counting till 5. Visual and spatial perception: Patterning: Counting till 5: Download: Dinosaur perception training You want even more dinosaurs? Check out this free online game: Dinosaur – Find […]

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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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Embracing dyslexia

09/23/2013 | By More
Embracing dyslexia

Embracing Dyslexia is a thoughtful and moving exploration of dyslexia from an insider’s perspective, weaving together interviews with parents, adult dyslexics, researchers, educators and experts to provide an accurate portrayal of a learning difference that affects between 15-20% of the population. Parents share emotional stories of their frustration over failing to understand why their children […]

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MonsterZ – Rows and tracing

07/01/2013 | By More
MonsterZ – Rows and tracing

Today’s freebie contains monsters waiting to be colored and traced. Look carefully and complete the rows using the correct colors. Trace the monsters in different colors. There are also monstercards to trace. Children can create a memory out of these cards – simply print them twice – or use them for other games. Have fun! […]

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