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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Positive Dyslexia – Part 1/2

  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. Arran believes that, if you understand your dyslexia and understand your strengths, you …

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Assess Early for Literacy!

help for early literacy

“Dyslexics are 10% of people, 35% of entrepreneurs, and 41% of prisoners.” These statistics underline the importance and urgency of providing support to students at risk for reading difficulty to ensure they get the support they need – academically and emotionally.

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Help for Your Struggling Reader: A Review of Nessy Learning Online

Teacher turned homeschool tutor, Susan, blogs at The Sparrow’s Home about homeschooling, family, healing and life. Recently she tried Nessy’s Parent Pack with 5 of her students and wrote about her experiences using a program specifically designed for struggling learners.

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New to Nessy: Target Mode!

Target Mode is a new feature that is enabled by default when a new account is created. It will not let children move through Nessy Reading & Spelling until they have taken both Nessy Challenges and have 5 reading and 5 spelling targets set.

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Top 5 Reading Strategies to Try This Summer

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Our Nessy YouTube Channel has helpful videos with tips and tricks, to make learning that little bit easier. We’ve compiled 5 reading strategies you can try this summer to keep kids learning over the holidays. Try showing them these fun and educational videos and see what sticks!

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My Gifted Child Can’t Read

Ginny Kochis of Not So Formulaic shares reading and writing tips, contemplation on motherhood and homeschooling commiserations in her blog. She recently tried Nessy Reading & Spelling for the first time and shared her – and her daughter B’s – experiences.

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Prevention, Not Intervention

literacy rates in the us

A case for reducing the need for reading and literacy interventions by preventing reading failure before it happens. America’s literacy crisis has reached epidemic proportions, 65% of American 4th graders do not read at basic proficiency level. This post takes a look at ways in which we can solve that crisis.

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Richard Branson – Famous People with Dyslexia

In celebration of Richard Branson’s 67th birthday we take a quick look at how he got to where he is today, the impact of his dyslexia and his new charity aimed at supporting and providing early identification for those with dyslexia.

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