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.
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.
Nessy’s admin & reports section is jam-packed with loads of useful information to help you track your student’s progress, see what they’re working on, download resources and more.