Homeschooling

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The Dyslexia Home Education Pack
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Spell and Type Pack
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  • Teaching a child (or 2, or more) with dyslexia can be a time-consuming process. From actually teaching them to read, to reading their textbooks to them, to explaining maths concepts. So how can we get more done in our day-to-day homeschooling?
  • Touch typing is the method of typing without looking at the keyboard. It is a skill that isn’t usually taught in UK schools. However, it is a vital skill that all children should learn.
  • Dr. Torgesen was one of many researchers who discovered that early intervention prevents reading difficulties from worsening.
  • Almost half of dyslexics have low RAN but what is it, and why is it evaluated when screening for dyslexia?
  • 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.
  • What is the definition of dyslexia? Is dyslexia a medical issue or an educational difficulty?
  • 80% of people with dyslexia show signs of a phonological processing problem, but what does a difficulty with phonology mean?
  • Did you know there are more than 40 different sounds (phonemes) in English? The Nessy Phonic Sound pack is a great way to learn them.
  • Free Nessy resources for learning at home; phonic sound cards, printable worksheets and games (floss, magic e, CVC, prefix and suffix), and more!
  • The Nessy approach introduces letter sounds in small groups. Use flash cards and games to learn a group of sounds.
  • Watch Nessy videos for free. The Nessy YouTube channels have valuable resources for parents, teachers and students.
  • Number 1 Amazon Best Seller. This ebook version is free! The Nessy founder and author, Mike Jones, wanted a simple and quick way for educators, parents and children to understand dyslexia.
  • What does a dyslexic child need from their teachers to succeed? This book empowers children with the knowledge they need to self-advocate. Written by Tiffany James.
  • There are many widespread myths about dyslexia, such as reading and writing backwards or claims of miraculous cures. Make sure you know the facts.
  • You can detect the possibility of dyslexia in very young children if you know what to look for.
  • A child with dyslexia will typically exhibit one or more of these signs. Remember that every child is different. It is very rare for a child to have all these difficulties.
  • The main indicator is a relative who is dyslexic or a poor speller.
  • Quick tips and advice from Georgia Ryan, a student and Youth Ambassador for the Dyslexia Mid North Coast in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Georgia Ryan was diagnosed with dyslexia and dysgraphia in her last year of primary (middle) school. Since then, she has become an inspiration to dyslexic children worldwide.
  • A simple explanation of words frequently used in education.
  • An analysis of student results, after using the Nessy materials for remote learning at home over a period of 6 weeks during the COVID-19 school closures, showed an average gain of one US grade level in reading.
  • Educational experts, researchers and medical authorities around the world have found little independent scientific evidence to support the use of eye exercises, vision therapy, tinted lenses or filters as a treatment for dyslexia.