Positive Dyslexia – Part Two

Today’s blog is by Arran Smith, Dyslexia Advisor for Nessy, who tells a heart-warming story of his journey with dyslexia, from his struggles in school to his charity work with the Leicester Dyslexia Association and working for the British Dyslexia Association.

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Positive Dyslexia – Part 1/2

  Today’s blog is by Arran Smith, Dyslexia Advisor for Nessy, who tells a heart-warming story of his journey with dyslexia, from his struggles in school to his charity work with the Leicester Dyslexia Association and working for the British Dyslexia Association. Arran believes that, if you understand your dyslexia and understand your strengths, you …

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Assess Early for Literacy!

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“Dyslexics are 10% of people, 35% of entrepreneurs, and 41% of prisoners.” These statistics underline the importance and urgency of providing support to students at risk for reading difficulty to ensure they get the support they need – academically and emotionally.

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Help for Your Struggling Reader: A Review of Nessy Learning Online

Teacher turned homeschool tutor, Susan, blogs at The Sparrow’s Home about homeschooling, family, healing and life. Recently she tried Nessy’s Parent Pack with 5 of her students and wrote about her experiences using a program specifically designed for struggling learners.

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5 Reasons to Touch Type

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Schools in the UK don’t regularly teach touch typing, but with the prominence of computers and technology in today’s society it’s an invaluable skill to learn. We’ve compiled 5 reasons you should start learning to touch type immediately!

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Top 5 Reading Strategies to Try This Summer

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Our Nessy YouTube Channel has helpful videos with tips and tricks, to make learning that little bit easier. We’ve compiled 5 reading strategies you can try this summer to keep kids learning over the holidays. Try showing them these fun and educational videos and see what sticks!

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My Gifted Child Can’t Read

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Ginny Kochis of Not So Formulaic shares reading and writing tips, contemplation on motherhood and homeschooling commiserations in her blog. She recently tried Nessy Reading & Spelling for the first time and shared her – and her daughter B’s – experiences.

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Prevention, Not Intervention

Today’s blog post looks at illiteracy rates in the US and how to solve the ongoing crisis. Whilst the research is US-based the findings are relevant globally and with similar illiteracy rates for adults in the UK, it’s important that we also pay attention and look for solutions.

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Richard Branson – Famous People with Dyslexia

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In celebration of Richard Branson’s 67th birthday we take a quick look at how he got to where he is today, the impact of his dyslexia and his new charity aimed at supporting and providing early identification for those with dyslexia.

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