Do you feel that you need help getting your child the services he needs at school? I highly recommend that you get a Child Advocate if your child has dyslexia. This is a free service that Advocacy Denver offers. The nice thing about having an advocate is that they know the laws and your rights. Your ... Read More about How do I get a Child Advocate?
Are you on the fence about whether medication is right for your child? This book outlines the pros and cons and can help you make an informed decision. Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids ... Read More about Is Medication right for my child with ADHD?
One of my students who was recently diagnosed with dyslexia wrote a poem about his brain. It is so beautiful I had to share it. He is ten years old and coming to grips with what it means to have dyslexia. As you will see, he likes who he is because of his brain, not despite it. My brainlets ... Read More about ‘My Brain’ a poem written by one of my students
A question I hear often is “should I tell my child that he has dyslexia? I don’t want to label him.” This documentary tells the story of families who are faced with this dilemma. I urge you to hear their stories as it may help you in your own journey with dyslexia. ... Read More about Must see documentary on embracing dyslexia
Assistive technology is defined as any device or piece of equipment that helps bypass, work around or compensate for an individual’s specific learning challenges. For example, a student who struggles with reading but who has good listening skills might benefit from listening to audio books. Below ... Read More about Assistive Technology in schools