Check out this simulation that shows what if feels like to have dyslexia. This video gives a great overview of what dyslexia is and what it is not. ... Read More about What does it feel like to have dyslexia?
Section 504 is a part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination based upon disability – this includes dyslexia and AD/HD. To learn more, check out A Parent’s Guide to Section 504 in Public Schools This article answers the following questions: What is Section ... Read More about What is Section 504?
Vision Therapy is a topic that I get many questions about from parents. What is vision therapy? Is it necessary? Will it help my child? From a financial standpoint, should I invest time and money in vision therapy or reading remediation? This article may provide you with answers. It is a policy ... Read More about Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, and Vision
I highly recommend HBO’s ‘Journey Into Dyslexia’. It interviewed scientists, professors, children with dyslexia and adults with dyslexia. Hearing them articulate their story was moving. Many viewed their dyslexia as a curse when they were younger in school. Some had suicide plans. Many had teachers ... Read More about Journey Into Dyslexia
Many parents wonder if their child may have a learning disability when they are in preschool. There are some symptoms that you can look for before children begin learning to read. These include: Delayed speech (not speaking any words by the child’s first birthday. Often, they don’t start talking ... Read More about Early Symptoms of Dyslexia