Inspired by her son, Ben, and his experience with dyslexia; teacher and advocate Elaine made the bold decision to do 40 runs before she turns 40.
In celebration of Dyslexia Awareness Month, and Nessy’s 20th anniversary, global dyslexia company Nessy Learning is teaming up with Dyslexia Victoria Support to donate more than $100,000 AUD worth of educational products to schools in Victoria, Australia.
Bristol-based Nessy Learning’s GO Green for Dyslexia initiative started in 2018 and has since become a global phenomenon, with children, schools, businesses and buildings all over the world Going Green to raise money for The Dyslexia Trust.
The Dyslexia Trust is a not-for profit dyslexia charity based in Bristol. They give direct support to children with dyslexia around the world and 100% of money raised goes to helping children.
GO Green for dyslexia is a global campaign in the first week of October – Dyslexia Awareness Week. It is much more than raising awareness of dyslexia, it is a green light for going forwards and taking action.
Dyscalculia, sometimes called maths dyslexia, affects 1 in 20 children in the UK.
Simply put, dyscalculia describes the difficulty some people have with mental mathematics and number recognition.
This is a shocking statistic and one that should be sending chills down our spines. How could the educational system have possibly degraded to this level? What is being done, or not done that is contributing to so many illiterate children?
From 28th May you’ll notice some changes to Admin & Reports. Moving forward, licenses will be allocated at the student level, not the group. This means that students within a group can have access to different programs. Creating a New Student If a student profile is created via the ‘Create New Monkey’ button, they …
Pat Jones’ teaching style and methods are unique because she believes learning can be and should be fun. This ethos evolved into the Nessy philosophy, and is something that makes Pat’s approach very different to the other Orton-Gillingham programs around the world.
Tiffany James, Reading and Dyslexia Specialist, compares the traditional paper-based phonics teaching tool (Saxon Phonics) to a digital, games-based alternative (Nessy Learning), and their impact on child literacy. The study followed 22 children from kindergarten to halfway through second grade comparing their results to 22,000 children across the United States who had taken the DIBELs …