Tag: writing

Why Are Some Bilingual People Dyslexic in English but Not Their Other Language?

10/23/2020 | By More
Why Are Some Bilingual People Dyslexic in English but Not Their Other Language?

Featured Neuroscience October 9, 2020   Summary: The characteristics of language structure and writing system may explain why some bilingual people are dyslexic in English, but not in their other proficient language. Source: Brunel University In the English-speaking world, dyslexia is a learning disorder we’re all familiar with – if we don’t have it ourselves or have […]

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Dyslexia – Dyscalculia!?

08/27/2020 | By More
Dyslexia – Dyscalculia!?

The authors, Dr. Astrid Kopp-Duller and Dr. Livia R. Pailer-Duller, describe in this publication the necessity of intervention at the educational-didactic level, which is of preeminent importance for success in the training of people who have problems with reading, writing, or calculating. Information on ordering is found here: https://www.dyslexia-dyscalculia.com/ Available in English, German, and Spanish. Download PDF-Excerpt! […]

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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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What is dyslexia?

03/11/2015 | By More
What is dyslexia?

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of […]

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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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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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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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Look carefully! One shape is missing.

06/24/2013 | By More
Look carefully! One shape is missing.

For today’s freebie you need to look carefully! One shape from the field on the right is missing in the field on the left. Can you find the missing shape? There are two levels of difficulty. Level one: The shapes have been mixed. Level two: The shapes have been mixed AND turned around and/or mirrored. […]

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Dino – Perception Training

06/10/2013 | By More
Dino – Perception Training

  Dino – Perception Training – that is today’s freebie: Arrange dinos from small to big, find the dino that is exactly the same, find pieces from a picture. These exercises train visual and spatial perception and attention – important skills for reading, writing and calculating. DOWNLOAD (6 MB – file may take a while […]

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Ways Parents Can Help with Spelling

05/08/2013 | By More
Ways Parents Can Help with Spelling

This nice infographic shows how parents can help their children with spelling (Source).

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