Learning Syllable Division

  One of the most prominent symptoms of dyslexia is low phonological awareness. This means people with dyslexia often have difficulty identifying and manipulating syllables or letter sounds. For children, identifying the components of a multisyllabic word can be challenging and it’s important they understand the essential building blocks of our language in order to …

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Nessy in South Africa!

Nessy as an ESL tool

In 2014 John Dorman of Nessy met with Nokkie Hartman* of the Vergezicht school in South Africa and a partnership between the school and Nessy was born. Vergezeicht became the pilot school for Nessy in South Africa, using our programs as an ESL tool – with great results. The school held a  Dyslexia Information Day …

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January Fire Sale – 30 FREE Writing Beach Licences with Premium Packs

For January only we’re offering 30 FREE Writing Beach licences when you purchase the Nessy Premium Pack!   This offer is exclusive for schools and with the added addition of the 30 FREE Writing Beach products you’ll receive £400 worth of materials absolutely free!   The Nessy Premium Package – £1,210 30 licences of Dyslexia …

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January Fire Sale – 50% off Boxed Games!

  For January only we’re offering 50% off all our boxed games!   Nessy boxed games help make learning fun. Play card and board games and learn: Phonic Sounds Initial Consonants End Consonants Vowel R Magic E CVC Words See our full range here! Once they’re gone, they’re gone so don’t delay!    

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What Makes a Good Dyslexia Screener?

A dyslexia screener should not be confused with a test that measures student grade level like DIBELS and FAST. These tests will identify students who have fallen behind but not the reasons why. A thorough dyslexia assessment requires a highly trained professional and will cost a minimum of $500 – usually more.  It takes 2-4 …

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How to Make Your iPad Dyslexia Friendly – Speak to it!

  Do you know about the iPad accessibility features that can be invaluable to people with dyslexia, like typing what you speak or reading text for you? Using the iPad speech to text will save you loads of time. You won’t have to type out each word and it’s much easier to search the web, …

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How to Make Your iPad Dyslexia Friendly – Teach it to Speak!

iPads have some great accessibility functions that can be invaluable to people with dyslexia or other reading disabilities. Using the text to speech feature your iPad will read aloud for you making websites, documents or books instantly accessible.  The voice is a bit robotic but not as terrifying as the Kindle!   Let’s give it …

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