How to teach a young child to write!

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, …

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Film about dyslexia goes viral, and is watched over a million times!

‘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 …

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Best Accommodations for Homeschooled Students with Dyslexia

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.

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Dyslexia Friendly Fonts Need More Evaluation and Testing…

usefulness of dyslexic fonts

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.

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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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