The Science of Reading

  • Whole language, guided reading or a balanced literacy approach are NOT appropriate teaching methods for dyslexia. Find out about them to make sure your dyslexic child is learning the correct way.
  • Dr. Torgesen was one of many researchers who discovered that early intervention prevents reading difficulties from worsening.
  • Read the story of 5 year old Shola. Blessing Ingyape, of Dyslexia Help Africa, describes the remarkable effects of intervening in the first years of school.
  • Phonics is recognising and knowing all the sounds that can be made by letters. There are 26 letters of the alphabet but 44 sounds.
Hairy Reading
Hairy Reading
Nessy Reading and Spelling
Nessy Reading and Spelling