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Dyslexia Awareness Month

international dyslexia awareness

Nessy is proud to be supporting the IDA for Dyslexia Awareness Month!


October is Dyslexia Awareness Month across the United States! Cities and states all over the country are recognizing the month as an opportunity for raising awareness and taking action on dyslexia! Nessy is celebrating with special deals, free strategies, apps and discounts – all with the intention of raising awareness of dyslexia.

Our friends at the International Dyslexia Association are a great source of information about special events and activities going on in your city, state or region.



Who are the IDA?
Dyslexia Awareness Month Offers
Professional Development
IDA conference


The International Dyslexia Association

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is the oldest organization dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia.
The IDA’s mission is to create a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences, so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need. Nessy is proud to be supporting the IDA through Dyslexia Awareness Month to help achieve their goals.

We’ll be attending their conference in Atlanta November 8th-11th, please stop by Booth 700 to say hello!


Dyslexia Awareness Month Offers

To celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month and to help raise awareness of dyslexia we’ll be offering a free ebook, a 40% flash sale on two of our top programs and free apps!

Free Ebook

dyslexic explanation
Read with your child to develop an understanding of dyslexia. Look at the different types of dyslexia and how it makes you unique.

Our free ebook is a lovely illustrated look at dyslexia you can read together.

Free App

From October 18th – 20th (Wed-Fri), Hairy Letters is FREE on the US App and Play store. Hairy Letters is the perfect first learning App for kids aged 4-6. Learn the letters of the alphabet and how to blend first words. Interact with animations and trace the letter shape onscreen with your finger.


40% off Nessy!

40% off Two Top Nessy Programs!

In the 2nd week of October, from 9th – 15th, we’ll be offering 40% off our Dyslexia Quest Screening tool! Screen for dyslexia in 20-minutes by asking children to play a series of 6 engaging games.

That’s not all! In the final week of the month (23rd-29th) we’ll be offering 40% off our Professional Development course! There are dyslexic children in your classroom, learn how to identify and help them in our 2-hour awareness course.


Screening for Dyslexia

Dyslexia affects 1 in 5 people, therefore early identification is crucial, so that we can give those who learn differently the help they need. The earlier the correct learning strategies are put into place, the better it is for the child

As dyslexia can be diagnosed from age 5.5 with 92% accuracy we recommend screening all children before age 7.

Dyslexia Quest

Screen for dyslexia in 20-minutes. Children will play 6 games that test their ability and you’ll receive a detailed report of the results.

It’s so important to screen early, children can be identified as young as 5.5 with 92% accuracy and this program is the ideal first stepping stone.

Click here to screen your child for just $16. Coupon code: DAMDQ


Professional Development Training

Currently, the US are rapidly introducing new dyslexia legislation that will give more students access to support and ensure the right intervention is in place to help. In order for intervention to take place, teachers must be given the correct training, and in Iowa, all teachers who are going through training, now use Nessy’s Professional Development Program.

Although there are 35 states with laws already in place to help those with dyslexia, there are still 15 states without any laws at all. Legislation plays a crucial step to giving those with dyslexia the help they need to succeed.


Nessy’s Dyslexia PD

An online, 2-hour dyslexia awareness course with 6 modules and a quiz at the end of each section. Upon completion you’ll receive an awareness certificate.

This course is perfect to give all teachers, LSA’s and parents an overview of the fundamental basics of dyslexia so they can better support their students and children.

Click here to redeem this offer and take the course for just $24. Coupon code: DAWPD



Children with dyslexia see and learn differently, so they need to be identified and supported differently. There are methods in place, like the Orton-Gillingham approach, which is designed to help those with dyslexia, who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing. This is the proven most effective method to help children with dyslexia as its multisensory format engages children on several levels, using visual cues and other techniques to create learning strategies that work.

Our intervention program Nessy Reading & Spelling uses the Orton-Gillingham Approach as well as other effective, newer methods such as gamification and flipping the classroom to help children reach their full potential. You can take a free 7-day trial as a parent here or sign up as a school for a 30 user, bespoke Nessy trial here.


IDA Conference

Nessy is proud to be supporting the IDA at their annual conference in Atlanta, November 8th -11th. Stop by Booth 700 to say hello and find out what conference discounts, app sales and goodies we have on offer!