Children with dyslexia often find it difficult to put their ideas into words. Written language contains lots of complex rules that can make writing a daunting task. For a sentence to make sense a child must understand the rules surrounding grammar, sentence construction and punctuation. This can seem like a lot for child to remember, …
‘We want people to realise the pain that parents and children go through but also to give them hope that dyslexic children can learn to read and write. They just need to be taught in a different way.’ Mike Jones The short film Mical has reached more than one million views since its release on …
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.
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?
Homeschooling kids with dyslexia is often a much less stressful educational option to help these bright but struggling students. It does not, however, eliminate learning struggles. One way to help your child be successful in (or out of) the homeschooling environment is to offer them accommodations and strategies.
Who’s excited for Christmas? Nessy believes that children learn best, when they’re having fun. So, why not try these 5 educational Christmas themed activities with your children. Keep them entertained and learning at the same time this holiday season!
There are many fonts that have been designed to help the dyslexic reader – but do they really work? This week’s blog post looks at the different perspectives and whether dyslexia friendly fonts really do the job they claim.
Marianne Sunderland is Nessy’s new homeschooling expert and author of the blog Homeschooling with Dyslexia. This week she gives her top 5 tips to help busy homeschooling parents get ahead.
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.