popular topics in dyslexia

  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia
    Does Your Preschooler Have Dyslexia?
    Does your little one have a problem learning? Find out if you should have her evaluated for a reading disability. ...
  • School and Learning
    Homeschooling Support
    Early Signs of Dyslexia
    Advice from a homeschooling expert on early signs of dyslexia. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia
    Mirror Writing
    Does mirror writing in a four-year-old indicate dyslexia or another type of learning/language disability? ...
  • School and Learning
    Dyslexia
    Demystifying the Writing Process
    Demystifying the Writing Process I'm used to the funny looks I get when I tell people that I'm a dyslexic writer. There's always a pause, then a pained look, as they try to process what they perceive to be an oxymoron. On one hand, their concern ...
    Jonathan Mooney
  • School and Learning
    Diagnosing Lds
    Dyslexic Son Gets No Help from School
    When school testing doesn't indicate a need for services for a child with reading problems, a private evaluation may be wise. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia
    Sight-Reader Looking for Resources
    Someone who is "diagnosed as being a sight-reader," should have a full psychoeducational evaluation to determine his needs. ...
  • girl learning to write
    Penmanship
    6 Benefits of Learning Handwriting in School
    Is handwriting becoming a lost art? The new Common Core Standards adopted by most states in the U.S. make teaching cursive optional and up to individual states. The rise of technology in and out of the classroom means fewer kids are writing by ha...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    Dyslexia
    OT Assessed My Child Incorrectly
    A mother complains that an OT evaluation did not pick up on her child's handwriting difficulty. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia
    Early Signs of Dyslexia?
    Word reversal or directional reversals are common in younger children, and many outgrow the problem. ...
  • School and Learning
    Dyslexia
    Is Dyslexia Hereditary?
    Find out whether individuals can inherit the condition of dyslexia from a parent. ...
  • School and Learning
    Dyslexia
    Dyslexia and Retention
    A child who is happy, well adjusted, and performing on grade level, even if that is below the class average, should move up with his class. ...
  • School and Learning
    Special Education Laws
    Family History of Dyslexia
    When a school does not honor your legal right to request an evaluation, there are steps you can take. ...
  • School and Learning
    Dyslexia
    Teachers Aren't Helping, Despite IEP
    When your child's teachers are an obstacle to the IEP, there are steps you can take. ...
  • School and Learning
    Dyslexia
    Dyslexia and Math
    There are many resources available to help teachers bypass the difficulties that children with LD can experience in math. ...
  • Child
    Penmanship
    5 Common Handwriting Struggles and How to Solve Them
    Handwriting is a complex skill, so it isn't surprising that many children have a hard time mastering it. Poor handwriting skills can make your child stressed and anxious, cause problems with his or her schoolwork, and keep him or her from wanting...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • School and Learning
    Dyslexia
    Homeschooling a Dyslexic Child
    Yes, there may be advantages to homeschooling your dyslexic child, and no, in most states you do not have to be specially trained to teach your child. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia
    Possible Signs of Dyslexia
    Children who have difficulty learning their letters despite repeated exposure to them may in fact be showing early signs of dyslexia. ...
  • School and Learning
    Coping With Giftedness
    Dyslexia and Giftedness
    When children are identified as both gifted and dyslexic, it is appropriate to provide services in both areas. ...